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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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Biodynamic – Going Beyond Organic

On my weekly trips to the grocery store I transform into an avid food inspector for a short period of time: I look for different certifications, growing practices, and any other pertinent information about my food. I am on a … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Community of Kookoolan Farms

“Really, we’re unqualified to be farmers,” Chrissie Zaerpoor confesses before she delves into the story behind Kookoolan Farms. She and her husband Koorosh have backgrounds in physics and engineering, which many would write off as unhelpful to the field of … Continue reading

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Strengthening Family and Community Ties Through Food

Today we’re welcoming guest blogger Melissa Graham, a former attorney who found more joy in the kitchen than the courtroom. These days, in addition to being the founding Executive Director of Purple Asparagus, Melissa also speaks and writes regularly on child nutrition and sustainability … Continue reading

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Young Foodies: Laura Budde

Something that has become very apparent to me recently is the overwhelming number of young people who are devoting their lives to sustainable agriculture and local food movements. Perhaps I am more aware of it because I have been more … Continue reading

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