Browsing the "locavore" Tag

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Starting a Garden When You Can’t (or Don’t Want to) Do the Work: Yard Sharing Organizations

Do you love fresh veggies more than the process of actually growing them? Is your yard a farmer’s dream, but your work schedule a gardener’s nightmare? Perhaps you have physical disabilities or other health issues that make tending a garden difficult. Never fear: fresh hyperlocal produce can still be yours! With some networking help from these yard sharing groups, you might have more springtime gardening options than you realize.

Who Wants To Move To The Agriburbs?

Housing developments for locavores? It makes a lot of sense. I recently heard a piece on NPR about Agriburbs, housing developments that focus on local food production for residents.  Agriburbia, is a movement, but the name has also been adopted by a developer out of Golden, Colorado, TSR Group. They own the website Agriburbia.com which […]

March 25th

Giveaway Reminder: Free copy of PLANEAT DVD

Last week we announced we will be hosting a giveaway for free copies of the wonderful documentary, PLANEAT! PLANEAT talks about the global effects of food and how diseases of affluence can be greatly aided by a plant-based diet. (If you don’t remember, you can read the review here.) Just a little reminder that you can still enter the giveaway over the weekend. See below for how to enter.

June 22nd

Reducing Food Miles

Produce in the United States is shipped an average of 1,500 miles before being sold; as a result, more than 80% of the cost of food goes to processing, packaging, transporting, storing and preparing food – not the food itself.

July 8th