The SuperCommittee admitted defeat yesterday. The budget cuts will have to be decided by Congress (all of Congress, democratically) and the U.S. Farm Bill is still being written. What now?
A recent paper published in the journal Science argues that factory farms aren’t the answer to feeding our growing world population.
© Elena Elisseeva | Dreamstime.com Magic Mushrooms Shiitake Mushrooms may contain compounds that improve the function of the immune system. The compounds are called high-molecular-weight polysaccharides (HMWP) are more prevalent [ … ]
The Latest on the Farm Bill Michael Pollan sent an email to his subscriber list with his take on the Farm Bill that was finally passed after much delay, debate, [ … ]
I’m relatively new to this crazy Farm Bill thing. I was invited last Summer to an event at Paul Newman and local food activist chef Michel Nischan’s restaurant, the Dressing [ … ]
Jack Hedin is a Minnesota organic farmer who grows food for local markets. He wants to expand his operation to help meet the growing demand for his produce. The way [ … ]
Excuse me while I step up on the soapbox. Ahem. I’ve been chided before about being too political on my food blog. More recipes, Woman! But the thing is, food [ … ]