Preserving an Essential Piece of the Local Food Web

Preserving an Essential Piece of the Local Food Web

Fermenting foods has long been an important technique for extending the life of foods well beyond their harvest season. Otherwise, as humans, we would have very little to eat in the winter and probably suffer from unpleasant nutritional deficiencies like scurvy.

Winter Greenhouse Farming

Winter Greenhouse Farming (video)

Rick Steffen is a small farmer for all seasons. That’s because he grows a variety of crops, some unusual like his fruit orchards—inside 55 greenhouses, some a half-acre in size.

Farm To Fork Portland, Oregon

Farm To Fork and the Local Food Economy

As a new USDA report documents for the first time the economic value of the local food economy, a local organization helps build deeper connections around local food.