Posts By Fred Gerendasy

A Bake Sale for Japan (video)

A Bake Sale for Japan (video)

June 14, 2011 In North Vancouver, Canada, recently 9 year old Emily held a bake sale to raise funds to help those hit hard by the March 11th earthquake in Japan. She and her younger brother distributed 2-3 dozen homemade flyers in the hopes to entice neighbors to stop by for some home-baked goodies. With […]

Community Digs in to Help Local Farm and Eatery

Community Digs in to Help Local Farm and Eatery

June 03, 2011 Dava Parr, owner of Fresh & Wyld Farmhouse Inn, a small local business in Paonia, Colorado, was facing a balloon payment she could not make and recently reached out to the community for support, and found it. One such person who stepped forward to help out was High Country News managing editor, […]

Significant Role of Oceans in Onset of Ancient Global Cooling- New Report Concludes

Significant Role of Oceans in Onset of Ancient Global Cooling- New Report Concludes

What a difference 38 million years makes. Cornfields of the midwestern United States were a tropical region

Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply Hoping to Stay in Neighborhood

Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply Hoping to Stay in Neighborhood

May 16, 2011 In many urban areas people are beginning to grow their own food, raise chickens, and start an apiary. In more rural areas, or suburban fringes, you might go to your local feed store to get necessary supplies or advice to help you along. But what about in a metropolitan setting? Most national […]

Six Speak Out on Preventing Cruelty on the Farm

Six Speak Out on Preventing Cruelty on the Farm

May 11, 2011 A variety of voices are being raised on NYTime’s ‘Room for Debate‘ opinion page this week, with the subject header being Preventing Cruelty on the Farm. This is an important topic that warrants discussion as a number of states consider changing laws that prohibit photographs or filming of a farm without that […]