Food.Farmer.Earth newsletter: Staple Foods—A visit to a Fill Your Pantry event where eaters can buy staple foods in bulk direct from farmers. A chef video demonstrates how to make black-eyed peas and cornbread, the weekly roundup of interesting content from around the web, and more…
Janice Greg from the Oregon State University Extension Service shares her knowledge on food storage of staple items over the winter season.
Fill Your Pantry, an annual post-harvest event sponsored by Ten Rivers Food Web and Willamette Farm and Food Coalition seeks to establish a regional food economy that benefits Willamette Valley farmers, consumers, and the local community.
Maybe we can’t solve intractable problems of hunger and food insecurity in America, but we certainly could do much more to help to improve the lives of many that would also benefit society as a whole.
It’s not a solution to hunger but it’s an important way to help those in need, and reduce food waste.
The Resilient Gardener is a personal revelation about “All-American food security,” and a clarion call to action.
September 16, 2011 Many neighborhoods throughout urban and rural America do not have access to fresh food and day-to-day living essentials within walking or a short driving distance. Many of these areas are known to be a food desert. Over 23 million people live in food deserts. An idea to help bring food to some […]
February 28, 2011 An ordinance to make it easier to raise food producing animals (FPAs) in the city of Denver is under consideration. While various city committees review the proposed ordinance (PDF), the director of Denver Urban Homesteaders, James Bertini, is working on a ballot initiative to let the citizens of Denver vote on the […]
Dr. Vandana Shiva founded the Research for Science, Technology, and Ecology, (RFSTE) organization, inspired by her earlier involvement with the Chipko movement.
January 27, 2011 A lot of excitement in the air today as the Multnomah Food Initiative had its kickoff celebration of the Multnomah Food Action Plan (PDF) in Portland, Oregon. The room was filled with sustainable food and agriculture enthusiasts, advocates, and policy makers. “The goal Multnomah Food Initiative is to develop a shared community […]