They had me at Joel. If you do not know him, watch “American Meat” to see how food production could be if everyone–consumers and farmers–were willing to break the modern farming model. Is this documentary for everyone? Read on and find out if it’s going to give you nightmares. Admit it, the last food documentary […]
Farmers have a lot against them. The list is getting longer, especially if they are selling locally, farming sustainably, and are choosing to use non-GMO, heirloom seeds and livestock. Who are the enemies of the local farmer? And how can we stand with our local farmer to ensure healthy food for the next generation? **Oh, […]
The Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund had it’s 6th birthday on Independence Day! So fitting, as they fight for our right to produce, consume, and engage in commerce of real food on the local level. Pete Kennedy sat down with us to discuss the current state of our food freedom and of the work […]
If you are new to raising chickens for meat or eggs like we are, it can be a daunting experience to know where to start. Here is a great resource we found that covers all the basics of how to get started.
Starting some of your garden seeds indoors can help to extend your growing season and get a jump start on the gardening season before it is warm enough to plant outside. Here are a few tips on starting your garden seeds indoors.
Living in a cold climate and growing a garden can be challenging due to such a short growing season. Here are several tips on how to choose garden seeds that grow well in cold climates to maximize your harvest.