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I attended Nevada County’s Sustainable Food & Farm Conference this past weekend in Grass Valley, CA and enjoyed an all-star line-up of keynote speakers…Temra Costa – author of Farmer Jane, Will Allen of Growing Power in Milwaukee, topped of with a little Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms, a.k.a. poster boy for sustainable farming practices…otherwise known…

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I’ve been waiting for the one-year anniversary of one of my most favorites posts so I could rerun it. Ironically, just in the last week, it has been getting lots of views. The post, entitled, “Social Security,”  originally ran on January 29, 2012 (I’m early by one week). Soon after it ran, I moved into…

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Recently, I was asked to be a guest blogger for Handpicked Nation, an authentic food & farm site. I wandered around in a field of possible stories and settled on one of my hot new topics…the realization that  CSA doesn’t stand for a “weekly box of veggies” but rather “community supported agriculture.” And what does…

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For every action there is a reaction. But I think we forget this sometimes. Or, is it because something doesn’t get talked about or reported, that we don’t think critically about all the repercussions. As is the case with fracking for natural gas…Fracking: the water-intensive, carcinogen-laden practice of unlocking deep reservoirs of fossil fuels in…

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