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 […]
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 […]
A simple idea led two women into a thriving new business. Creating backyard mini-farms for homeowners who want their own fresh herbs and vegetables, but lack the time or know-how to do it for themselves.
Organic farmer Steven Schwen plows a different path with a strong connection to the land and sustainable food.
Farmers markets are growing robustly throughout the country.This farmer attests to that.
This Organic Life tells the story of how Joan Dye Gussow began her first garden and her long quest to change the food system.