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ASC Intern Joural: With liberty and food justice for all

By Heather E. Smith, ASC intern On the morning of July 4th I spent time on the farm weeding and thinning carrots, and thinking about food justice. Among the many freedoms that I enjoy, I feel especially grateful for the … Continued

Time to change the food safety debate

By Roland McReynolds, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Executive Director The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published proposed rules to govern the production of raw produce and the processing of most value-added foods on January 4, 2013. FDA issued these … Continued

Saving the farm: Conservation easements

By Renee Ciulla Green rolls of open hills dotted with lines of solid, red silos and white grazing sheep appeal to and please even those who aren’t passionate about farming themselves. In reality though, development is encroaching heavily and swiftly … Continued

Lost and found orcharding

By Renee Ciulla Every region in New Hampshire and throughout the world has their noted heirloom apple varieties. These are the fruits that thrived relatively well in a given location providing consistent yields, tolerance of pests and disease and, most … Continued

The critical importance of a supportive community for organic farmers

By Mary-Howell and Klaas Martens, Lakeview Organic Grain Originally posted on December 2, 2002 We held our first New York Certified Organic (NYCO) meeting of winter at the end of November, and the sense of joy of being back together … Continued