Posts Tagged ‘Local Food Economy’

House Approves Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

House Approves Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

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 […]

A Family Tradition of Sausage Makers: Otto’s Sausage Kitchen (video)

A Family Tradition of Sausage Makers: Otto’s Sausage Kitchen (video)

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: A Conversation with Joan Dye Gussow (video)

This Organic Life: A Conversation with Joan Dye Gussow (video)

This Organic Life tells the story of how Joan Dye Gussow began her first garden and her long quest to change the food system.

Food Network: Community Supported Agriculture (video)

Food Network: Community Supported Agriculture (video)

Laura Masterson describes her sustainable farm that is supported by Community Supported Agriculture memberships.

Organic Foods: Backyard Agriculture (video)

Organic Foods: Backyard Agriculture (video)

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 know-how to do it for themselves.