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2wk old pigs at Massa Organics in Chico, CA. Click the image to watch the video. To change our food system, we can vote with our forks, support farmers who transition to organics and lobby government for agricultural reform. But a rogue wave is on the horizon which just may create a tsuanmi in BIG…

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Brunty Farm Owners:Jeff Brunty and Melanie Schenk   I’m a farm tour junkie… I love visiting different farms, meeting the growers, hearing their story and learning new practices. I seriously get a natural high going from field to barn to field discovering new things. Yesterday, I toured Brunty Farms in Peninsula, OH. It is one…

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Our first corn! As I inspected our small crop of corn in the growing dome today, I found one lone ear infested with aphids. The crop is almost ready to harvest so I thought I would take a peak and make sure the little buggers hadn’t damaged the corn. As I slowly peeled back the…

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The Veg-heads Game: The blueberry, mushroom, cucumber, carrot and tomato When talking to kids about fruits and veggies, you have to speak their language. Dressing up and  playing with silly props are always a good way to communicate a message but the activity is only as valuable as the impression it leaves on the child…

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If you have followed this blog, you will know I am a BIG fan of the Rodale Institute. They are the foremost authorities on organic agriculture. The Rodale Institute has been doing side-by-side trials of organic to conventional crops for over 30 years; longer than anyone! They know their stuff! I even accredit my foodlust…

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