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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


Gleaning from local farms to urban tables

Food is both a necessity and a luxury for many today. In particular the local food movement, although thriving in the U.S., is still unaffordable for some compared to cheaper mass-produced items at a supermarket. 707 more words

Alumni Work

Marriott Hotels Co-Creates in London: Discover how Anjana's Healthy Vending Machine Idea Inspired Us

Watch how Marriott Hotels co-creates with one traveler to inspire the next great hotel innovation. Marriott Hotels plans to evolve Anjana’s idea of a healthy… 20 more words

Beef may not be what’s for dinner

– Amanda Ketchledge

Reno, NV- In the last year, the price of ground beef increased to $3.88 per pound and sirloin steak reached a record $7.69 per pound, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 493 more words