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Monterey Bay Aquarium—Cooking For Solutions Sustainable Foods Institute: David Mas Masumoto

Monterey Bay Aquarium—Cooking For Solutions Sustainable Foods Institute: David Mas Masumoto

Inspiring writer, and passionate sustainable farmer, David Mas Masumoto, shares his views on farming, on life, and the inherent tensions that arise, the “creative edge,” from the art of writing, and of being a farmer. Filmed in May 2010 at the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s, Cooking For Solutions: Sustainable Foods Institute media conference, Mr. Masumoto talks […]

Artisan Cheese Maker Talks About Her Bloomy Rind Varieties (video)

Artisan Cheese Maker Talks About Her Bloomy Rind Varieties (video)

As an artisan cheese maker, Pat Morford understands goats, and how to produce great milk. Her success making cheese stems from the quality of that milk.

Urban Fruit Gleaning (video)

Urban Fruit Gleaning (video)

It grows on trees, but is often wasted. A group of volunteers, urban gleaners is working to reduce food waste, and help those in need.

Seeds of Life: Consolidation in the Seed Industry (video)

Seeds of Life: Consolidation in the Seed Industry (video)

Frank Morton, an organic seed breeder from Philomath, Oregon, explains the current structure of the global commercial seed industry, as part of our ongoing series, Seeds of Life. (see related: Animated Charts Showing the Seed Industry Structure from Phil Howard, Assistant Professor, Michigan State University.) On the surface, understanding the organizational structure of the seed […]

Visit to an Urban Agriculture Organic Farm Supply Store (slideshow)

Visit to an Urban Agriculture Organic Farm Supply Store (slideshow)

CUpS recently spent the day filming at Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply for an upcoming DVD series, and had the good fortune to get to know the co-founder of the company, Naomi Montacre, an expert on raising egg laying chickens in urban environments. It’s incredible the amount of information that Naomi possesses at her finger tips, […]