Posts Tagged ‘Local Food Economy’

Growing Interest in Farmers Market (video)

Growing Interest in Farmers Market (video)

Farmers markets are growing robustly throughout the country.This farmer attests to that.

Urban Fruit Gleaning (video)

Urban Fruit Gleaning (video)

It grows on trees, but is often wasted. A group of volunteers, urban gleaners is working to reduce food waste, and help those in need.

Tons of Tasty Tomatoes (video)

Tons of Tasty Tomatoes (video)

Tons of tomatoes, and over 70 different varieties are represented at this tomato fest. These farm fresh tomatoes have character, beauty, and yes, even charm. It was back in May. Or maybe it was June. I passed by a group of folks selling plants for a community fundraiser. It was a good cause and I […]

Pop-Up General Store in Oakland

Pop-Up General Store in Oakland

May 27, 2010 At the end of last summer, Eccolo in Berkeley, CA, closed much to the sorrow of the owner/chefs, and to the clientele also. They cooked for flavor, using ingredients that were locally grown and raised. The results were thoroughly enjoyed by many. Fast forward to now: The two chefs – Chris Lee […]

Food Sampling at Austin Farmers Market Gets Yes Vote

Food Sampling at Austin Farmers Market Gets Yes Vote

April 29, 2010 Going to the Farmers Market is always an uplifting adventure. Not only do I get to meet and talk to the farmers who grew the food, I get to taste what has just been harvested. And, for those artisans who create delectable treats for my palate – crafted mustards, cheese, and breads […]