From a very old family recipe, that remains a closely guarded secret, this artisan mustard is hand-made by the Benedictine Sisters at Queen of Angels Monastery.
After a disastrous fire, a community came together to raise money which led to a new barn for Pete’s Greens in Craftsbury, Vermont.
There has been a recent return to growing food gardens. In Missoula, MT, they are taking it a step further with a program called Garden City Harvest.
A field of shimmering sunflowers; a flock of hungry birds feeding , and a farmer who shares some of his stories about his sunflower fields. I have a soft spot for flowers. Years ago I took some painting classes from a great watercolorist, Susan St. Thomas. The subject I always picked to paint was flowers. […]
In the name of creating good food, this annual Bay Area festival brings food makers, farmers and community residents together.
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 […]
Another kind of food swap exists – it’s one I think many communities could easily embrace: a crop swap!
I wanted to get a close look at food production within the city limits. Urban- and community-based farming is growing in popularity at an exceptional rate. Excerpt 6.
One of the only independent creameries in Minnesota, Hope Butter, is a century old business that continues to make butter the old-fashioned way. There have been strong years and slow years, but the last 10 have been increasingly successful. Featured at many of the top restaurants, at the Co-ops as well as in regular grocery […]
March 03, 2011 This question has popped up on occasion when trying to define certain subjects in the past such as ‘backyard gardening’ or ‘urban farming’. Is it farming or is it gardening? What defines the difference? Representative Nancy Smith (Maine) is a farmer, in the traditional sense of the word, and she has something […]