September 08, 2011 Here I am working on replacing my lawn with edibles and along comes this nifty idea: a front yard chicken coop. But wait, it’s designed to improve my front lawn as the chickens feed, forage, scratch, and fertilize the ground. Can I have a lawn and grow food too? It’s a solar […]
Spanning a decade of time, Jan Weber (As We Sow), continues her journey with new Farmlandia project.
August 19, 2011 It’s fairly common knowledge that Portland, Oregon is well known for its beer and micro-breweries – there are over 30 breweries in town, and many more pubs that serve up this crafted ale. This weekend kicks off a week of microbrew celebration aptly called Portland Beer Week. There are a number of […]
In this short documentary: from the Pâtés and Terrines of France to the Salumi of Italy and Spain, the world of Charcuterie is rich with tradition.
Wherever you live, find local farmers markets in your area to explore.
Another kind of food swap exists – it’s one I think many communities could easily embrace: a crop swap!
Challenge yourself to waste less food by participating GOOD magazine’s 30-day challenge. Jonathan Bloom offers tips!
In a stunning reversal, the U.S. Delegation of the Commission removed their opposition to allow GM labeling as a right of nations to pursue.
If there’s a future for commercially grown ‘artificial meat’— some scientists believe may be possible in a few years—they are going to need a different name.
Channeling America’s largest growing commodity crop—corn—40% of it to be exact—toward ethanol production for fuel, may be less than a stellar idea.