Independent filmmaker, Deborah Koons Garcia talks about her latest film Symphony of the Soil, and some of the ways that she brings together animation, watercolor images, and original music, to provide a better understanding about soil, and to encourage a closer connection to nature.
Deborah Koons Garcia’s exceptional, new film, Symphony of the Soil, pays loving homage to the beauty and the wondrous mystery of soil, celebrating not just the incredible soil diversity found on four of the world’s continents,
Coming Tuesday: Chef Robert Wiley shows how to make black-eyed peas and cornbread. Find out the meaning of “Fill Your Pantry”, and how they may help develop new regional food markets.
When you sit down to a meal, do you ever wonder where the ingredients come from?
August 12, 2011 Two things came together and made a splash: data and love for good food! Last year the USDA launched a new mapping feature for their National Farmers Market Directory and access to raw data for “app designers and researchers to develop even more sophisticated or fine-tuned uses of the USDA Farmers Market […]
Why did I spend 5 months pedaling 4,300 miles across the country to rediscover our food system? Excerpt 1.
During the summer of 2009, Nathan Winters spent 5 months traveling 4300 miles across the nation on a bicycle to rediscover our food system. Read excerpts from his unpublished book, The Uncommon Harvest.
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 […]
February 14, 2011 A website I couldn’t help but share today, Valentine’s Day, whose sole purpose is to connect farmers and down-to-earth singles. It’s called FarmersOnly.com and was started by Jerry Miller in 2005. “FarmersOnly.com is the brainchild of Jerry Miller who has done marketing and public relations for thousands of farms and ranches across […]
February 04, 2011 Word just came that the ban on planting transgenic (GMO) sugar beets has been lifted. “US agricultural regulators on Friday said despite a court ban, they would allow commercial planting of genetically modified sugar beets under closely controlled conditions. The move marks the second-such boost by the United States for contested biotech […]