Part 11: I couldn’t resist this title for the concluding chapter in our history of organic agriculture. This lyric from the rambunctious odyssey of the Grateful Dead also conveys the myriad twists and turns that have carried organic agriculture from the countercultural fringe to the White House garden and shelves of Walmart.
Four years into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, some Americans are losing confidence that the conventional wisdom at our disposal, whether liberal or conservative, is capable of restoring the financial security and opportunity we once enjoyed.
This week’s Newsletter explores urban farms.
Is it a practical goal worthy of hard work to achieve? Or, too lofty a goal, with more modest expectations, still plenty worth the effort? Tim Donovan shares his unique perspective on the matter.
Profile of an urban farm in Portland, Oregon that delivers fresh food to local neighborhood CSA members, and receives assistance from adults with disabilities.
A preview of Upcoming Food.Farmer.Earth videos on Cooking Up a Story.
The Small-Scale Poultry Flock:: An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers Harvey Ussery ISBN 978-1-60358-290-2 Chelsea Green Publishing “Why not fill our yards with food production, from vegetables to pasture to poultry?” asks Joel Salatin (Polyface Farms) in his foreword to this book. Whether your windows look out on [...]
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