Browsing the "community supported agriculture" Tag

How to Start a CSA

January 6th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Ever wondered how to start a CSA? There are some key questions to ask yourself first

Local Food: How, Where, and Why to Eat Local

July 22nd, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

This helpful local food infographic comes to us from the awesome folks at The Land Connection. They are the people behind the Farm Fresh Now series that you've been seeing here at Eat Drink Better lately.

Local Food: Vow To Be “Good For 20”

March 25th, 2013 | by Mary Gerush

Many farmers have had a tough winter — it's so important that we support them as spring is upon us. Which is why I decided to take an oath to be "Good For 20."

Seasonal Eating for Your Soul

September 7th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Fun fact: On Wednesdays I help Vegetable Husband, a local CSA, by sharing the week's harvest on their blog along with some recipes to help folks cook what's in their baskets. It's a fun, delicious way to stay in tune with what's local and seasonal, and these transitional times of year are my favorite.

Book Review: “Building Soils Naturally,” Organic Gardening Bible

August 18th, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

Building Soils Naturally by Phil Nauta is an extensive (and scientific!) look at the importance of soil sustainability in organic gardening. While it may not be the most budget-friendly answer to dirt 101, but Building Soils offers an expanse of how-to knowledge to very literally lay the groundwork for any greens to grow, without asking one to buy out a Lowe's.

CSA Behind the Scenes: Sorting Veggies

October 6th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

A couple of weeks ago I got a "promotion" at the CSA where I volunteer. Instead of delivering veggies to our customers, I'm now photographing and documenting the processes and sharing behind-the-scenes moments on the Vegetable Husband blog. It's been really fun, and this week I showed up early to follow the team around while they sorted veggies. I'm going to be sharing my experiences here, too, and if there's anything you guys would like to see, ask away!

Eating Fresh, Local Food Direct Through Community Supported Agriculture

September 20th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

If you’re looking to eat amazingly fresh food, support local farmers, and live a more sustainable lifestyle, then consider investing in a farm share. Also known as Community Supported Agriculture (or CSA), farm sharing has become an increasingly common option for consumers to purchase food directly from a local farm.

Living Ayurveda: A Medicine For Health And Sustainability

January 5th, 2009 | by Reenita Malhotra

As much as people might recognize that Ayurveda is an ancient medicine from India and that it enhances positive health, most do not realize how intricately it is connected to sustainability. Translated from Sanskrit as The Science of Life, Ayurveda is probably one of the oldest known systems of sustainable living. Given that it enhances longevity goes to show how important sustainability is...not just as a marketing or lifestyle trend but as a method of achieving long term health

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