Tag Archives: organic farming

Wisdom from a New Generation of Farmers

The average age of the American farmer is currently 57, which worries many who are watching the U.S. food system. Luckily, Remy Van Grack and Maya Osterman, of Lindenmeier Farm, are part of a new generation of farmers determined to roll back … Continue reading

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The One Bean Revolution: A Talk with Takashi Watanabe

Today we’re fortunate to have guest blogger Joan Lambert Bailey writing for us again! Joan currently lives and writes in Tokyo where she is lucky enough to get her hands dirty at a local organic farm. You can read about her adventures learning … Continue reading

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Suburban Farming, Self-Sustainability, and Reclaiming Domesticity: Yummy Tummy Farms

For many Americans, the front yard is a prime piece of real estate, in fact, many newer neighborhoods in larger cities are doing away with front yards and decreasing the size of backyards in favor of increased indoor living space. … Continue reading

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300+ Organic Crops – Simply Because They Want To

The preschoolers who visit Anne Berblinger’s farm won’t just wander in and pick out an anonymous pumpkin. Instead, they will claim their own particular prize, the future jack-o-lantern that they chose as a seed, nurtured as a sprout, and later … Continue reading

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What in the World is WWOOFing?

This post is from one of the 16 interns in the Real Time Farms Food Warrior Summer Internship Program (our Fall 2011 Food Warriors have started and will be blogging  soon!). These interns are collecting data, pictures, and video on the growing … Continue reading

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Comparison Shopping: The costs of making your own organic jam

Here is a link to the spreadsheet I made comparing the costs of these organic berry jam options. As the shelves in the basement fill with organic blackberry jam and organic blueberry jam – both picked by yours truly and my family … Continue reading

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Pesticide Science

I recently took Oprah’s Test Your Food IQ online quiz. It is five questions about food choices, food miles, pesticides, and antibiotics in animals. Such quizzes remind me of a constant choices I make as a food consumer when I … Continue reading

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