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.
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 number of winter farmers markets increased 38% since last year.
A recent piece in the New York Times talked to some farmer’s market organizers and farmers about a relatively new problem: too many farmers markets.
If you have some eggshells ready to go out to the compost, grab em’ and I’ll show and tell you how to make eggshell seed starters! The first of my “how-to” series, by Cait Scott