Dry beans have been cultivated by all the agricultural tribes of this nation and were quickly adopted by European colonists and spread to other regions of the world.
The Prince’s Speech: On the Future of Food HRH The Prince of Wales ISBN 978-1-60961-471-3 Rodale If you want to know what’s at stake with our ailing global food system, just listen to a farmer with calloused hands. He knows what its like to try to feed more and more hungry people while fertile farmlands [...]
After a disastrous fire, a community came together to raise money which led to a new barn for Pete’s Greens in Craftsbury, Vermont.
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Congress has terminated funding in this year’s (2011) federal budget for the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service, commonly known as ATTRA. For those who may not be aware, this program provides a wealth of online sustainability information to farmers, educators, and the public. Without obtaining additional financial support, their databases, publications, and technical services may [...]
“Ecology is permanent economy”— Sunderlal Bahuguna, environmental activist and active crusader in the Chipko Movement Dr. Vandana Shiva founded the Research for Science, Technology, and Ecology, (RFSTE) organization, inspired by her earlier involvement with the Chipko movement. In 1973, in a mountainous region in the Himalayas, women villagers, in heroic and desperate fashion, clung to [...]
Laura Masterson describes her sustainable farm that is supported by Community Supported Agriculture memberships.
There is an unique rhythm to life in being a dairy farmer. Jon Bansen, a third generation farmer, owes his way of life to his grandfather who began the family tradition. Check out recipes from the show: Danish Soup; Gourmet Mac & Cheese This one was so much fun to do. I mean, who doesn’t [...]