Posts Tagged ‘organic’

Protecting the Viability of Organics from the Purists

Protecting the Viability of Organics from the Purists

This post delves deeper into how one false impression in particular is fueling the sense of loss behind organic’s mid-life crisis. Specifically, we’ll examine how the exclusion of synthetic materials, which some within the organic community would elevate to a cardinal principle, actually threatens to drive farmers out of certification, if not out of business entirely.

Raising Backyard Chickens (video)

Raising Backyard Chickens (video)

Naomi Montacre, co-founder of Naomi’s Organic, shares some of her expert knowledge on raising backyard chickens.

Benefits of a Food Club from the Members Perspective

Benefits of a Food Club from the Members Perspective

The food buyer’s club Know Thy Food brings community, transparency and a far greater sense of empowerment to its members, What do their members like about it?

A Mom Teaches Her Children the Importance of Food

A Mom Teaches Her Children the Importance of Food

Being a mom is really connected to feeding your kids”, says Sarah Gilbert, a stay-at-home working mother referring to the importance of food in raising children.

A Good Food Farmer (video)

A Good Food Farmer (video)

Anthony Boutard, of Ayers Creek Farm, is not your typical farmer. Trained as a forester, he and his wife, Carol, backed into farming – as he likes to tell it.