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 [...]
In this Growing Fresh Food video, OSU Master Gardener Jen Aron talks about how to grow and care for potatoes.
There is probably no one left in the food and farming community who hasn’t heard the name Polyface, the Shenandoah Valley super-farm famous for its lush pastures, happy animals and natural husbandry overseen by self described “lunatic farmer” Joel Salatin. The farm has been featured in books and films, including Food, Inc. and Michael Pollan’s [...]
Dan Forgey, of Cronin Farms, describes his ongoing research with cover crops, this time looking at how they might be grown in sync with a cash crop of corn.
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.
As manager of the 8,500-acre Cronin Farms in Gettysburg, S.D., Dan Forgey strives to build soil health—and yields—sustainably.
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.
Short on growing space? This is a great way to grow a ‘salad’ most anywhere!