Dairy farmer, Tom Trantham, converted his conventional dairy operation to a sustainable farm, increasing his milk production while also reducing his input costs.
Dr. Vandana Shiva expresses her strong views on hunger in the developing world, and the struggle of small farmers in her native India.
Jill Richardson suggests there are several things individuals can do in their daily lives to lessen the impact upon our natural resources, and working together as a societal goal we will be able to achieve success.
December 15, 2010 Tryon Life Community Farm is not your ordinary farm. It’s nestled inside Oregon’s only State Park that is lies within a major metropolitan city, Portland. It is more of an urban ecovillage than a farm. But it does grow food, educate the community, and preserve a way of life that has a […]
November 19, 2010 A film that I am looking forward to watching tonight (10pm PST) on NBC/Green is Harmony. Last April, NBC partnered with HRH The Prince of Wales (Prince Charles) in order to bring this conscientious environmental film to a wider audience during their “Green is Universal” programming this month. “The Prince of Wales […]
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) brings eaters in closer touch with their food. By offering people the opportunity to purchase shares of a harvest, farmers benefit by developing an advance market for their products, and eaters not only gain better knowledge of how and where their food is grown and raised, but also get to purchase […]
Laura Masterson describes her sustainable farm that is supported by Community Supported Agriculture memberships.
Inspiring writer, and passionate sustainable farmer, David Mas Masumoto, shares his views on farming, on life, and the inherent tensions that arise, the “creative edge,” from the art of writing, and of being a farmer. Filmed in May 2010 at the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s, Cooking For Solutions: Sustainable Foods Institute media conference, Mr. Masumoto talks […]
July 23, 2010 Growing food in a region facing climate change has many daily challenges for its residents. In parts of eastern Africa this is compounded by deforestation, which has led to water run-off and erosion. The soils health has greatly diminished which has led to crop failure for many. Through a program overseen by […]
The Perennial Plate Episode 15: Farm to Market from Daniel Klein. Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of following the farm-to-market process with one of the “successful” upstart organic farms. Laura and Adam from Loon Organics let me film and work through their Friday-Saturday operation. I had been idealizing the idea of starting a […]