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October 31, 2008

Global and local

Interesting article asking us to consider effects of eating local on global markets, especially the world's poorest in West Africa. By Professor Bill Moseley, of Macalester College (my alma mater!) Farmers in the Developing World Hurt by 'eat local' philosophy...


October 30, 2008

Not so romantic

Today, I harvested turnips in the freezing rain. Braced against the wind, I bent over again and again to unearth those savory white treats then bent my frozen fingers enough to twist the tie around four together. “Those CSA members...


October 27, 2008

find out how many earths your lifestyle requires

American Public Media™ want to tell the unfolding story of sustainability as it becomes an ever larger issue in the national and global dialogue over how we use the Earth's resources. To that end, we will use this website to showcase sustainability stories produced by our family of radio programs, including Marketplace,® Weekend America,® Speaking of Faith,® American RadioWorks® and others.


October 24, 2008

fair food!

Finally, don't miss the profile of the CIW in last Sunday's New York Times Magazine special food issue. The "Food Fighters" slideshow, which features the CIW, is available online at: http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2008/10/07/magazine/20081012-STYLE_3.html


October 21, 2008

Buzzwords: Alternative Economies

I just finished reading Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan. I had this book on my list (and bookshelf) for many, many months, but finally committed to reading it when I was actually living on the farm. The most meaningful part...

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