For better and for worse, the popular understanding of organic agriculture in America is inseparable from the environmental and human health risks associated with pesticides.
Veteran cookbook author Diane Morgan demonstrates how to make two rutabaga-centric dishes. Who’s growing produce locally in the winter, we visit one farmer who does. In the winter, many vegetables taste sweeter, find out which ones, and why.
Part 10: Beyond the intricacies of the production standards themselves, the story of organic poultry certification also includes one of the more fascinating sagas in the relationship between the organic community, the agribusiness establishment and the federal government.
What does clean food mean to you?
Laura Masterson describes her sustainable farm that is supported by Community Supported Agriculture memberships.
Carlo Petrini, in this final installment, argues for economic respect, and fairness to the small farmers of the world. Economy and ecology, he reminds us, share the same roots.
Carlo Petrini, founder of Slow Food International shares his views about food, politics, and American culture on the road to becoming a sustainable food nation.
January 16, 2010 From growing fresh food to opening minds to new ways of thinking to starting conversations, First Lady Michelle Obama has cultivated something special from the White House Garden. A look back at some of the benefits. h/t @plantweb Go to Original Post…
January 9, 2010 To help stay on track to eating healthier, Sharon Lehrman offers this list of six suggestions which include Vegetables and Fruits, Dairy Products, Meat and Poultry, Peanut Butter, Catsup, and Baby Food. Added bonus is “The Dirty Dozen” list of highest pesticide residue fruits and vegetables from the Environmental Working Group. Go […]
Edible Portland Magazine: Winter 2008 Issue by Kevin Allman In 2007, Oregon governor Ted Kulongoski and several members of Congress took the “food stamp challenge”: shopping and eating on a $21 per week budget that represented the average American’s food-stamp allotment. Kulongoski and his fellow politicians met with limited success; some managed the challenge, while […]