Here’s why buying local foods matters: it’s just plain better than visiting the local corporate grocer. Let’s look at the impact of local food dollars!
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Fenway Farms is producing 4,000 pounds of fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs on the rooftop of the baseball stadium.
Last week, I met one of my food heroes and teachers — Joel Salatin — the lunatic farmer of Polyface Farms in Virginia. Never heard of him? Let’s fix that.
I scored a delicious haul of local food from small producers at last weekend’s Indie Craft Experience!
What are the top iconic foods of America? USA Today and 10Best let their readers vote to decide. After tens of thousands of votes, the winner is…?
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.
Cabbage is in season right now. Check out the history of this noble veggie along with a delicious cabbage recipe!
Do you shop at a local farmers market and love it?
This just in: the Environmental Working Group has released their 2012 Shopper’s Guide focusing on all the little creepy-crawlies in our produce. Namely, pesticides.
What do you expect from food that is labeled organic? Pesticide free? Responsible stewardship of the land? The certified organic label may not meet your expectations.
We had an extra Green Diva Meg in the house today! Our special guest Green Diva Meghan Van Dyk, the editor of the Daily Record’s Grassroots section was in the studio to help kick off our new weekly segment called, Gettin Local with the Green Divas: Wherever You Are! This segment is sponsored by the Daily Record’s Grassroots section and will […]
The Farmer Veteran Coalition has an answer to the crisis caused by the aging population of farmers: they are helping returning veterans become farmers at a time when the farmer workforce is dwindling.
The number of winter farmers markets increased 38% since last year.