Category Archives: agriculture
Ready to go hear a lecture from an inspiring, seed-saving conservation biologist? Me, too. Gary Paul Nabhan … has been called “the father of the local food movement” by Mother Earth News. Gary is also an orchard-keeper, wild forager and … Continue reading
So I remember the first time that a friend mentioned Eliot Coleman in passing – assuming I knew who he was – and the following surprise and animated explanation that followed when I told her I had no idea who … Continue reading
So I just got a heads-up from Charlottesville’s Eat Local listserv about the food-focused TEDTalk style event that is happening this weekend in New York. Representatives and leaders from FoodCorps, the USDA’s Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food program, Slow … Continue reading
C’est fantastique, no? More from the BBC.
ohhhh, quotes like this and a paper that will print them do make me miss Martha’s Vineyard and its farmers — from the MV Gazette:: Which brings us back to the Allen family farm, where Clarissa’s husband Mitch Posin sat … Continue reading
Growing for Market review: Every farmer, organic or not, should read this excellent guidebook to increasing farm profits. Wiswall is a veteran vegetable and herb grower who has a gift for explaining financial matters to be relevant to small-scale farmers. … Continue reading