Dr. Vandana Shiva expresses her strong views on hunger in the developing world, and the struggle of small farmers in her native India.
January 20, 2011 This was an inspirational post, not just for the fantastic idea of using an ongoing resource of coffee grinds – Americans alone consume up to 400 million cups of coffee a day – but the fact that the idea of growing mushrooms from coffee grinds arose from a college lecture given by […]
December 27, 2010 Want to grow fresh, local food but live in a densely populated area with no easy access to land? Well, you might consider a growing trend in farming that is indoor and high-tech. Entrepreneurs across the country are using available space – from rooftops to big (empty) warehouses – and creating new […]
December 23, 2010 A group of middle school photography students from the University School of Nashville went to their local farmers market to snap pictures and ask a variety of questions of the farmers and vendors, such as buying local food over food being distributed from as far away as New Zealand. The result was […]
December 03, 2010 Also known as the Child Nutrition Act, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (S3307) was passed in the House of Representatives yesterday. The good folks at Farm to School share this: “The House of Representatives today [12/02/2010] approved the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (S. 3307), paving the way for President Obama to sign […]
Have you ever wondered what goes into a humble sausage? And, if you knew, would you continue to eat it? Well, good news is on the horizon. This 4th generation German sausage-maker, from Otto’s Sausage Kitchen, makes incredible styles of handmade sausages, without the fillers, and other unnatural ingredients. So, maybe you don’t eat these […]
This Organic Life tells the story of how Joan Dye Gussow began her first garden and her long quest to change the food system.
Laura Masterson describes her sustainable farm that is supported by Community Supported Agriculture memberships.
A simple idea led two women into a thriving new business. Creating backyard mini-farms for homeowners who want their own fresh herbs and vegetables, but lack the time or resources to do it for themselves.
Farmers markets are growing robustly throughout the country.This farmer attests to that.