By Susan A. Schneider, Director of LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law at Arkansas School of law and contributor to the Agricultural Law blog. As our nation grieves the losses in Newtown, Connecticut, we struggle to understand. We see … Continued
Fletcher Allen Health Care mends the break between food and health and helps build a sustainable local food system along the way.
This “queen bee” is making micro-local the new local and healing our honeybee population in the process.
Soil health workshop at Rodale Institute attracts area farmers and provides real-life solutions to common problems.
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By Lee Reich Originally posted on September 14, 2006 There’s gold in them thar’ . . . fruits. Uncommon fruits. At least that’s what I and a number of other agricultural researchers and potential consumers believe. Most growers gravitate toward … Continued
By Greg Bowman Originally posted on September 14, 2006 Word of mouth is still the most effective promotion—even for changing big, complex things like food systems. If you can help lead one person into the richly textured web of local, … Continued
By Abe Collins Originally posted on June 8, 2006 As an all grass, no-grain dairy, we pay close attention to our grazing. Our experience with transitioning from management intensive grazing (MIG) to Holistic Management planned grazing on Cimarron Farm has … Continued
By Dan Sullivan Originally posted on June 8, 2006 In the shadows of towering twin 5-million-gallon checkerboard-painted water tanks supplying the modest northeast Philadelphia neighborhood of Somerton, a miracle is taking place. Here lies Somerton Tanks Farm, an experiment in … Continued
By Andy King Originally posted on February 16, 2006 If you are trying to start or turn around a farmers’ market, it’s easy to get distracted by all the possibilities of signage and events and promotions. Before you order your … Continued