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Urban Agriculture Takes Root at Garza’s Gardens

High school lessons on government and the economy can all too often be boring and tedious, but for the past twelve years, Martha Cason has led the Garza’s Gardens program at Garza Independence High School in a way that erases the tedium. Instead, concepts … Continue reading

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Many Hands Make Light Work at Many Hands Farm Corps

It’s no secret that the number of young farmers is increasing.  Be it the influence of authors such as Michael Pollan, Barbara Kingsolver, and Jonathan Safran Foer, the desire to escape the mundaneness of the daily grind depicted by re-runs of “The Office,” … Continue reading

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Celebrating Another Successful Bunch of Food Warriors!

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Over the past three and a half months, thirteen Food Warrior interns in California, Texas, Massachusetts, Georgia, Hawaii, and Florida have collectively visited 42 food artisans, 84 farms and 95 farmers markets and have uploaded over 5,000 photos! Take a … Continue reading

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Fun and Games at This Lil’ Piggy Farm

Rhonda Williams is probably one of the most enthusiastic and engaging farmers I’ve met in my food travels around Central Florida. I’ve visited a lot of amazing farms, seen beautiful places, and met some great characters on two legs and four. However, … Continue reading

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Experiencing the Bureaucracy of a Larger Organic Creamery – Straus

In California, the organic dairy brand Straus Family Creamery can be seen just about everywhere you turn. You’re probably familiar with their endearing logo of a happy cow dancing under a red banner that bears the name in big bold … Continue reading

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HausBar Farms: Imagine the Compostability!

Dorsey Barger pries the top off of a 4 foot tall waste container and steps aside.  A subtle odor carried by the pre-storm breeze slithers out and wriggles into my nasal cavities.  Decomposing meat.  Not offensive, necessarily, but instinct drives … Continue reading

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Discovering a Karmic Cycle on a Farm

People probably say this a lot, but I work with a group of really talented folks. We’re a pretty diverse group from all over the globe. Throughout the day we end up in lengthy conversations, you know to keep from … Continue reading

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