Posts Tagged ‘community’

Heritage Apple Orchard for the Community

Heritage Apple Orchard for the Community

April 22, 2011 An abandoned apple orchard, originally planted in 1911 by University of Minnesota (Duluth) horticulturists, was discovered nestled behind pine trees. “The last known map of the orchard, with records that identified trees by variety, was drawn in 1948. By the 1970s the orchard was abandoned. But a new generation of apple fanciers, […]

Farm Together Now on Tour

Farm Together Now on Tour

February 17, 2011 There are many people behind the scenes who quietly go about growing/producing wholesome food and doing what they believe in everyday. Daniel Tucker, Amy Franceschini, and Anne Hamersky wanted to meet and talk to some of these people so spent the summer of 2009 traveling around the country to visit 20 different […]

TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat

TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat

February 11, 2011 The TED talks have garnered a following and popularity throughout the world – many folks like to listen to passionate thinkers and doers who are on the cutting edge in their field, whether it be design, science, technology, global issues…they are “riveting talks by remarkable people.” These talks have inspired other communities […]

Take a Break with Eat Retreat

Take a Break with Eat Retreat

January 24, 2011 What’s not to like about this retreat? Nestled in the hills of picturesque Sonoma County is a ranch home that will sleep (and feed) up to 40 people as they hunker down and exchange ideas, conversations, discoveries on the subject of food. “Eat Retreat is a workshop for leaders in the food […]

Crop Mob

Crop Mob

October 12, 2010 The name ‘crop mob‘ has been compared to the long ago community effort of barn raising: a group of people coming together to help a fellow farmer build a barn. Today, these volunteer hands meet up at a farm and pitch in to do whatever is needed. Barth Anderson, of Fair Food […]