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RTF’s Year in Review: Our Top 5 Highlights of 2012

#5 We shared Real Time Farms and the importance of food transparency with a big audience at our favorite conference, TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat. Don’t miss this year’s conference on February 16, 2013 – watch it live online! #4 After leading … Continue reading

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The New Golden Rule – of Blueberry Picking

At Country Pleasures Farm “quality control” is taken very seriously, and to assure high standards, there is a certain unique “golden rule” applied to berry picking. As Lori Rice explained to me, in a very matter-of-fact way, “The rule is that you’re supposed … Continue reading

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Urban Bee Removal: Rescuing Bees One Colony at a Time

Bee rescue is one of those jobs that most people don’t know exist until they find themselves with an infestation on their property. At that point they usually want an expert available right away. In Austin, Brandon Fehrenkamp of Eastside Honey … Continue reading

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Biodynamic – Going Beyond Organic Part 2

Tucked away in the charming town of Glen Ellen, California is the beautiful and lush Benziger Winery. Upon arriving at the Benziger estate, it is clear that there is something very unique going on.  Unlike most wineries with their overly … Continue reading

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Meet Your Meat Before You Eat

The opening sequence of American Meat, a new documentary about the current state of meat production in the United States, asks why modern Americans are so removed from the process of raising and killing the centerpiece of their meals and diets. … Continue reading

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Bridging the Divide Between GMO and Organic

Looking out across the patchwork of farms that surround the town of Waialua on Oahu’s North Shore it is easy to see the tension between GMO and heritage crops, conventional and organic farming, and economic versus environmental sustainability that has … Continue reading

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I Gotta Brag, I Met Ms. Bragg!

In my kitchen there are a few ingredients that make their way into every meal. Ever since I can remember Bragg’s Liquid Aminos was right up there on my priority spice shelf with the salt, pepper, and sriracha. So you … Continue reading

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