A 21st Century Social Contract Between Agriculture & the Public

January 8, 2010 A Farm Foundation Roundtable discussion took place today. Michael Dimock, of Roots of Change (ROC) was present, offering “ten basic building blocks” for a new social contract. Dimock goes on to say, ” I am a realist who looks at the past and says we can, we will, and we must change […]

States ban practices that support CAFOs

January 8, 2010 “Several states recently banned specific practices that are common in CAFOs (confined animal feeding operations), taking small steps to level the playing field for more sustainable farms.” h/t @OrganicConsumer Go to Original Source…

Red Snapper Ban Stirs Controversy Among Fishermen

January 8, 2010 Due to dwindling numbers, a ban on catching red snapper along the coast of Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas was enacted January 4, 2010. The new law has a ripple effect for many in the Southeast region. Some are seeking new regulation – to take into consideration the economic impact on a […]

Mariam Kalb Farm to School part 2

Farm To School: A Conversation with Marion Kalb-part 3

In this final segment, Marion Kalb, director of the Farm To School program, suggests practical ways to work with food service directors, and others, to bring fresh, locally produced foods into the school cafeteria lunchroom. Kalb shares success stories of schools in different areas of the country that have offered kids fresh vegetables and fruits, […]

The Long Awaited Pig Roast

The Long Awaited Pig Roast

Lisa Bell and Nicole Rees purchase a whole pig from a local butcher shop for a pig roast to serve to their supper club friends.