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Locally Grown Food

We've Already Learned That Losing Immigrant Farm Workers Is A Disaster

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics

In 2011, Jerry Spencer had an idea. As the founder and CEO of Grow Alabama, an organization that worked to promote the state’s farmers using a commu...

Can Agroecology Bring Jobs To America’s Heartlands?

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 03.01.2017 | Green
Eric Holt Gimenez

The introduction of the new book from Food First and Groundswell International “Fertile Ground: Scaling agroecology from the ground up” offers a b...

Why It Matters What President Trump Eats

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.21.2017 | Politics

It appears that one of the most visible achievements of Michelle Obama’s legacy as first lady will live on in the Trump White House: her garden. Fir...

The Local Food Movement Is Flourishing And Shows No Signs Of Stopping

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.03.2017 | Green

For a long time, the prevailing mantra of farming in America has been simple: “Get big or get out.” That mantra traces its roots back to the late ...

The Breakers, Palm Beach -- Making Locally Sourced Food a Priority

Joseph Satto | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
Joseph Satto

I recently booked a weekend stay at The Breakers to attend a Palm Beach wedding. My initial thought, ugh. Fancy people, fancy designer clothes, fancy everything, not really my scene. My wife, on the other hand, was ecstatic. Across the board, it was exactly her kind of fancy.

The Green Feast Offers the Best of Orange County's Harvest for Dinner

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.19.2012 | Green
Xaque Gruber

A gathering of hundreds of discerning food and wine lovers the second weekend of September, this is not just an epic feast for the taste buds, but for all the senses.

A Dog Dominated Weekend In Newport, RI

Joseph Satto | Posted 02.04.2012 | Travel
Joseph Satto

It was just us and our mildly injured canine companion.

Townspeople In 'Food Mecca' Fail To Reap Benefits

NPR | By Dan Charles | Posted 09.14.2011 | Home

The town of Hardwick, Vt., has been celebrated as the scene of a local food revival. In recent years, lots of small farms have started up nearby....