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Local Food..The Debate Continues

As someone hoping to build a living around the local food movement and who has been around it since before it was a movement I find this editorial from Hobby Farms an extremely relevant discussion. 86 more words

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7 Reasons to Shop at the Farmer's Market

Find your local farmer’s market through Local Harvest.

I’m a huge proponent of shopping at the farmer’s market. Here’s why:

1. The FDA just approved GMO apples and potatoes. 698 more words
Zero Waste

My Night with Dan Barber

“The future belongs to people who care about food.” — Dan Barber, Mountain View, CA, March 9, 2015

On Monday night, after attending his brilliant lecture, I added Dan Barber’s book 

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Zero Waste

Aaron Ray Tompkins and the NC Blue Ridge Farm School

Life can be tough for farmers.  When it’s considered rationally, pros and cons on a ledger, it seems impossible.  The weather is seldom perfect.  It is often too hot, too cold, too dry or too wet for farming.  539 more words

Local food more accessible than ever

REGINA – Growing up on a farm, Jennifer McIntyre always knew where her food came from. Between her mother’s garden and her father’s chickens, the family grew most of their own food. 423 more words


Eating Local Year-Round

At a recent Sustainable Calvert Network meeting, I mentioned how the local food movement is impacting Calvert County agriculture and how easy it is to eat local, even in the winter. 444 more words