You join a CSA every year, buy eggs fresh from the farmer at the market, and you only buy locally-sourced, pastured pork and beef. But what about that salmon on your grill this summer? Do you know the waters from which it came, know the fisherman who hauled it in?
How do you turn an unwieldy piece of massive, but vital legislation, into something immediately relevant to the public, at large?
In the name of creating good food, this annual Bay Area festival brings food makers, farmers and community residents together.
September 19, 2011 After discovering “fruits & vegetables are transported around the Globe and purchasing an apple grown around the corner in a local supermarket is impossible”, Willem Treep and Drees Peter van den Bosch (of the Netherlands) got together to come up with an idea on how to get locally grown produce into local [...]
During the summer of 2009, Nathan Winters spent 5 months pedaling across the country—4300 miles— to rediscover our food system. Along the way he interviewed farmers, activists, educators, food entrepreneurs, and others, to capture the rich flavors of those strongly connected to the land and to creating a sustainable future. As he applies the finishing [...]
February 11, 2011 The TED talks have garnered a following and popularity throughout the world – many folks like to listen to passionate thinkers and doers who are on the cutting edge in their field, whether it be design, science, technology, global issues…they are “riveting talks by remarkable people.” These talks have inspired other communities [...]
January 24, 2011 What’s not to like about this retreat? Nestled in the hills of picturesque Sonoma County is a ranch home that will sleep (and feed) up to 40 people as they hunker down and exchange ideas, conversations, discoveries on the subject of food. “Eat Retreat is a workshop for leaders in the food [...]
January 05, 2011 Author and blogger Jill Richardson recently returned from a trip to southern Mexico where she lived with the Zapatistas, by way of Schools for Chiapas, and learned about their food and agriculture. Reflecting upon the lives she saw living the in remote areas within the state of Chiapas got her to thinking, [...]