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Community Supported Agriculture

8 Reasons CSAs Are The Way You Should Buy Groceries

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 07.07.2014 | Taste

You can thank us later.

CSA Pizza Night

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.09.2014 | Food
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Nate Luke, photographer and video director Millsap Farms brings a lot to the table--literally. Along with providing community-supp...

Memberships To These NYC CSAs Would Make Great Holiday Gifts

Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

Want to buy your loved ones a holiday gift that lasts? Consider getting them a membership to their local CSA (which stands for Community Supported Agr...

7 Ways To Stop Eating Pesticides

Posted 10.18.2013 | Green

This morning, the Hawaiian island of Kauai passed a bill strictly limiting how and where large farms and biotech companies can spray pesticides. Bill ...

The Ultimate Loaded Question: What's for Dinner?

Frida Berrigan | Posted 11.08.2013 | Parents
Frida Berrigan

How many times is it okay for me to pick up a piece of banana off the floor and give it back to him? He is not consuming a pure organic diet. Is he going to grow a horn? Did I remember to wash the plum before I handed it to him? And, oops, is he eating the fruit sticker?

Food for Body, Food for Thought, Food for Justice: People's Grocery in Oakland, California

Beverly Bell | Posted 09.23.2013 | Impact
Beverly Bell

By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Part 21 of the Harvesting Justice seriesDeepa Panchang co-authored this article. The neighborhood of West Oakland in...

MORE THAN JUST FOOD: CONNECTING FARM TO COMMUNITY

Beverly Bell | Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact
Beverly Bell

Co-authored by Tory Field Part 21 of the Harvesting Justice series Just Food in New York City is doing what its name suggests: working to make the f...

Join a CSA on Earth Day for Better, Easier Food

Linda Watson | Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Watson

Luxury -- that's the word I didn't expect to come to mind when I signed up to get a weekly produce box last winter.

The State of a City: Building a Community Garden in Bridgeport

Leah Mayor | Posted 03.16.2013 | Green
Leah Mayor

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mea...

Is The Kingdom Of God Built Of Vegetables?

Jeremy John | Posted 12.11.2012 | Religion
Jeremy John

Vegetables. Who could have imagined an economy in which gentle vegetables were subversive? But this is our world. A world where a vegetable, whose growth is imperceptible to the naked eye, can spider a crack into the concrete of our industrial food system.

Farming 101: Growing Pains

Leona Palmer | Posted 05.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Leona Palmer

Farming, I'm learning, is one part obstacle course, one part adventurous labor camp, and two parts planning, guesswork, and abrupt problem-solving.

A Model Farmer: Fashion to Farming

Leona Palmer | Posted 05.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Leona Palmer

I once heard that humans seek out natural environments because nature is not in resistance to itself. Having finally accepted the truth that my father is gone, I am surrendering my resistance as well.

Interview: Debbie Thomas Of Thomas Hill Organics

Menuism | Posted 05.21.2012 | Food
Menuism

Joe and Debbie Thomas began as a teacher and marketing executive, respectively. But today, they run a ten-acre organic farm in the east hills of Paso Robles, California.

Don't 'Let Them Eat Cake!'

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics
Olga Bonfiglio

A small group of Kalamazoo food activists and professionals have begun studying the Food and Farm Bill so that they can talk to and influence policymakers, two of whom will play a key role in this year's [Congressional] appropriations.

Art As a Produce Box? Finding Sustenance in the Art World's Food Chain

Monica Westin | Posted 01.02.2012 | Chicago
Monica Westin

Threewalls, an artist nonprofit here in Chicago, is using sustainable food distribution models for the production and distribution of contemporary art.

I Was a CSA Junkie

Liz Neumark | Posted 12.24.2011 | Green
Liz Neumark

So what's it like to go from member to provider? Even though I was an ardent member of my CSA, I had no idea of the complexity involved in executing the process or products.

Technology's Place in Transforming Agriculture

Elizabeth McVay Greene | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business
Elizabeth McVay Greene

The distended relationship between farms and individuals is the fundamental problem in the food system we've inherited. Supply chains and the corporate cultures that house them keep information isolated.

My First C.S.A.

Jamaliya Cobine | Posted 08.09.2011 | Food
Jamaliya Cobine

After much campaigning from my husband, I decided to consider a C.S.A. share this year. I challenged myself to create and post new recipes while designing my weekly menu around these amazing organic veggies.

The Best Salad I Ever Served

Rebecca Shoval | Posted 08.06.2011 | Food
Rebecca Shoval

I enjoyed making food for people in restaurants and did some rewarding catering in the past. None of that compared to the utter pleasure of distributing our unbelievably fresh, sustainably grown produce for the first week of our CSA.

Boulder Prepares for Hard Times Ahead with "Food Localization"

Bob Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Bob Wells

Like so many chirping miner's canaries, about 400 people met last weekend in a Boulder church and hotel to talk about what might perhaps best be calle...

An Award Winning Weekend

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Liz Neumark

It is the simple delights that make life sweet. All around us, political upheaval, economic crisis and technological revolution confound and dazzle u...

Kung Fu Farming: Toward Understanding Complex Systems

Leah Mayor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Leah Mayor

Nourishing the relationship between seed and land is critical to restoring sustainability. And by visiting Chubby Bunny Farm, I took a small but important step in feeling connected to the food and people that sustain my life.

Making FarmVille Real

Elizabeth McVay Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Elizabeth McVay Greene

The way people have responded to the game suggests they want to be part of something bigger, an on-going process that yields something colorful, flavorful, valuable.

Know Your 1,138 Marital Privileges, Courtesy of the Feds

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bella DePaulo

The report also makes it clear that some of the 1,000+ laws identified "may not directly create benefits, rights, or privileges" for married people.

Thoughtful Food, Food for Thought

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elizabeth Cunningham

I am in the vegetable garden pulling weeds (it is always a good year for weeds.) I am glad to be away from the computer with my hands and feet in dirt. I am thinking: there is no such thing as a virtual vegetable garden.