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An Urban Foodie’s Take on Butchering

Whether it takes place in a windowless warehouse in Kansas with hundreds of knives flashing, or in the back of a farm-to-table restaurant – butchering is also beginning to play an important role in the DIY food movement. “Butchering” refers … Continue reading

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The Food Warriors Have Done It, and Now YOU Can DIY!

Over the past four seasons, we’ve had a blast working alongside more than 50 Food Warrior Interns, who have personally visited and documented 334 farms, 176 food artisans and 390 farmers markets and have uploaded more than 20,000 photos to … Continue reading

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Carrots Come From the Ground, and Chicken Comes From…

On a visit to the Biltmore Estate last spring, I stopped by the on-site barn to check out some of the farm animals living there. Wandering around the visitors section, I watched as children visiting the historic site with their families gazed, … Continue reading

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Battery Park Urban Farm

Battery Park is on the very southern most tip of Manhattan, on the edge of the financial district. The area is filled with gleaming modern high-rises and mammoth art deco buildings remaining from the New York of old. I will … Continue reading

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Noni: an Ancient Polynesian Miracle Fruit

Around 350 A.D., Polynesians from the Marquesas Islands set sail on voyaging canoes and settled in the Hawaiian Islands. Each canoe accommodated 12 to 15 people. Animals and plants were brought for the long voyage as well as a new agricultural beginning.

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Introducing the Summer 2012 Food Warriors!

We are stoked to have launched our fourth season of Food Warrior interns! A few weeks ago, 20 Food Warriors began documenting their food communities in Chicago, Denver, Boston, Washington DC, Kauai. Among this diverse and talented bunch, we have … Continue reading

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Aquaponics: The New Wave of the Future?

“We thought it was messed up you had to be wealthy to be healthy,” Gina Cavaliero, of Green Acre Organics, says at the beginning of her farm tour. The tour, held once a month, welcomes visitors to the farm, though “tour” is … Continue reading

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