Posts Tagged ‘farmers markets’

An Interview with Deborah Madison: Vegetable Literacy

An Interview with Deborah Madison: Vegetable Literacy

Veteran food author Deborah Madison’s new cookbook “Vegetable Literacy” draws inspiration for its recipes directly from the garden.

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.

The Future of Small Family Farms (video)

The Future of Small Family Farms (video)

Farmer Rick Steffen, and culinary instructor Katherine Deumling share their views about the future of small family farms.

Winter Greenhouse Farming (video)

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.

A Good Food Farmer (video)

A Good Food Farmer (video)

Anthony Boutard, of Ayers Creek Farm, is not your typical farmer. Trained as a forester, he and his wife, Carol, backed into farming – as he likes to tell it.