Tag Archives: Meg Fairchild

Homegrowing Hops

Did you know that hops grow best between the latitudes of 34-50 degrees? That’s one reason, among many, that Belgium has had a long history of making beer, and why some breweries in the northern half of the United States … Continue reading

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Earthly Eating

Happy Earth Day Everyone! If you really stop and think about it, all the ways that we interact with our food (growing, raising, packaging, distributing, cooking, consuming, composting, digesting, landfilling, and more) have a huge collective impact on our planet. … Continue reading

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We Want to see YOU!

If you’ve been hanging out on Real Time Farms lately, you may have noticed a few changes on the block. One of the biggest, and most noticeable at first glance, is the new site design. Doesn’t it look so schnazzy? … Continue reading

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And the Winner is…

A great big thank you to everyone who participated in our first annual Real Time Farms Poetry Contest to celebrate World Poetry Day (March 21). We had many good poems come in and very much enjoyed reading them all, but … Continue reading

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Food & Farm Poetry Contest

Happy World Poetry Day! In honor of this international day to celebrate the art of poetry, we are holding a poetry contest. Using one of the three poem formats described below, write a poem about food and farming and send … Continue reading

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Three Cheers for Women

Today is International Women’s Day! A global day to celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. What better way to commemorate this occasion than to share some words from the amazing women farmers that … Continue reading

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Food and Film: A Love Story

Ever since the widespread release of the movie Food, Inc. in the summer of 2009, film and food seem to be on a honeymoon of sorts. New flicks documenting the state of our food system are released almost as frequently … Continue reading

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Let’s Swap Seeds

After experiencing the “blizzard” (aka Snow-mageddon, Blizzaster, or Snowhere Near Expectations, depending on your location) that just swept through the eastern half of the US, it’s somewhat difficult to believe that now is the right time of year to start … Continue reading

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