Welcome to the 15th Annual National Farmers Market Week! It’s time to renew your commitment to the growers in your community. Here’s how to get it done…
Would you buy expired food? Or bruised and battered fruits and vegetables? One guy thinks people will, and he plans to open a market to test his theory.
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.”
I ran across some gorgeous photos and the fascinating history of a community garden in the Bronx and thought that you guys would enjoy them, too!
We all know families that gather together on a regular basis to sit at the dinner table and eat as a family. The general motivation behind this tradition seems to be to spend time as a group, to catch up with one another, and to reflect upon each other’s days. Yet, in addition to this sense of togetherness, researchers believe that health benefits ought to become an inspiration for family dinners.
We rode out to Mills Farm just outside of Athens to pick up organic corn grits and corn flour, and I got to have a really nice chat with Alice Mills, who runs the farm with her husband Tim. She told me a story that sort of blew my mind, and I just think it’s an amazing example of the power of community.
The Guerilla Garden Ninjas City Co-Op is located in Los Angeles. Rivas-Raymer started this food co-op as a way to share and exchange different foods, as well as ideas about how to prepare healthy food, among her local community members. It’s a way to expand the concepts of freeganism directly to the source and freely share with each other.
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This is a guest post by NRDC Growing Green Award-winner Fred Kirschenmann. Kirschenmann won in the Thought Leader category for his leadership at the Stone Barns Center for Food and [ … ]
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Want more out of your garden this season? By “more,” think beyond increasing tomato yield of zucchini size. Drawing inspiration from the Victory Garden era of WW II, plant your [ … ]
Twas the night before Christmas, when what was to be seen, Not a fossil fuel stirring, as Santa went green. He’s already horse-powered, no petrol on his list, But this [ … ]