December 27, 2010 Want to grow fresh, local food but live in a densely populated area with no easy access to land? Well, you might consider a growing trend in farming that is indoor and high-tech. Entrepreneurs across the country are using available space – from rooftops to big (empty) warehouses – and creating new […]
What is inspirational about this couple is not only their personal creativity expressed through wine labels and wine, but the way in which they care for the animals on their farm.
October 13, 2010 Farming and making wine on the homestead her grandparents established in 1927 in Brosseau, Alberta, Canada, Xina Chrapko from the get-go defines what organic means to her: “Why organic? It’s just because that’s how we’ve always farmed. A little pet peeve of mine is, you hear conventional farming and organic farming – […]
October 12, 2010 The name ‘crop mob‘ has been compared to the long ago community effort of barn raising: a group of people coming together to help a fellow farmer build a barn. Today, these volunteer hands meet up at a farm and pitch in to do whatever is needed. Barth Anderson, of Fair Food […]
part 2 – After harvesting the seeds, how do you save them for the next year?
Laura Masterson describes her sustainable farm that is supported by Community Supported Agriculture memberships.
This projects helps young people learn leadership and farming skills, while at the same time helping their community.
Organic farmer Steven Schwen plows a different path with a strong connection to the land and sustainable food.
Growing food in Kenya poses many challanges including from the effects of climate change.
Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini asks if we have lost our sense of the value of food, and even worse, the U.S. is promoting the wrong type of foods.