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Farm to Table

Outstanding in the Field is Truly Outstanding in their Field

Nile Cappello | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green
Nile Cappello

Fresh food, a truly farm-to-table experience, sustainable eating and sharing a meal with a ton of new food-loving friends? Sign me up.

From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: How Fresh Is Fresh Enough?

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 06.20.2014 | Green
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

Our hope is that when possible, the customer will in turn support the producer and consequently, sustain the small farm agricultural economy of the region. Another hope is that we are consuming "fresh" ingredients that have seen minimal storage and preservation.

Kids Can Make Healthy Food Choices: Education Is Key

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.23.2014 | Food
Maria Rodale

by Anupama Joshi, executive director and cofounder of the National Farm to School Network While politicians in Washington debate implementation of ...

Talking Farm To Table With Chaminade Executive Chef Kirsten Ponza

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 06.18.2014 | Taste
Lois Alter Mark

Executive chef Kirsten Ponza started this annual tradition at Chaminade seven years ago.

Why We Need to Make School Lunches Healthier

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Deirdre Imus, author and environmental health advocate For some reason that I'll probably never understand, first lady Michelle Obam...

Dan Barber Argues That Farm-to-Table "Is the Wrong Way to Think About the Future of Good Food"

Edible | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Edible

Basically, it's time to change our entire eating and drinking paradigm.

7 Healthy Ways to Get Your Memorial Day Grill On

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 07.20.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Now that the Polar Vortex is a distant nightmare and the Farmer's Market has begun to show many signs of life, I'm finally ready to dust off my salad bowl and start preparing for summer. And now that Memorial Day is officially upon us, that can only mean one thing: It's time to get grilling.

This Living Salad Redefines Farm-To-Table

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 05.15.2014 | Taste

It's not as scary as it sounds.

Our Favorite Recipes from The Edible Schoolyard

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.06.2014 | Food
Maria Rodale

The Edible Schoolyard in Berkeley is a one-acre organic garden and kitchen classroom in Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School.

Join the Farm to Cafeteria Movement

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

At 5 years old, Miguel Villarreal hated beets. Born into a family of migrant farmworkers, his disdain for this root vegetable stemmed from hoeing it...

This Year's Peas

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

OK, peas and I, we go a long way back. We've had our good year (somewhere around 2003) and our bad years (too many to name). We've fought rabbits an...

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...

10 Reasons to Spring Break at The Blackberry Farm

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 05.26.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

As you consider a spring getaway, make sure to take note of one of the country's best-kept secrets, The Blackberry Farm located in East Tennessee. The 4,200-acre private estate is surrounded by lush green scenery, unparalleled luxury, Southern hospitality and gourmet cuisine.

So What Can Parents Do To Encourage Healthy Eating In Their Children?

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.26.2014 | Food
Danielle Nierenberg

It's not enough to get kids to eat their vegetables. Children with strict parents are more likely to be overweight, a new study has claimed. This wa...

Fine Dining Goes to the Farm in Hawaii

Sherry Ott | Posted 05.20.2014 | Hawaii
Sherry Ott

I stared at the nine acres of watercress fields surrounded by concrete buildings and consumerism. This was hardly what I imagined when I was thinking of "farm to table" cuisine!

Lent: Falling in Love With the Ordinary Is Subversive

Jeremy John | Posted 05.13.2014 | Religion
Jeremy John

Lent is an extraordinary time to establish our joys in the everyday. We give those things up so we can focus on the ordinary and make our lives more consistent with our Gospel call to love ourselves and what we do. Falling in love with the ordinary is subversive.

Experiencing Pastured Pig To Plate First Hand (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 02.19.2014 | Food
Rebecca Gerendasy

The culmination would be a dinner Bauer and her husband hosted to honor the life of Roger the pig.

Farm-to-Table Foode in Fredericksburg

Susan Fogwell | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

Plenty of restaurants offer farm-to-table dishes, but in Fredericksburg, Virginia, a tucked-away, unpretentious and informal eatery on Caroline Street has locals lining up, literally, to order.

Farmer Selfies Are Way Better Than Anything In Your Facebook Feed. Just Look.

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.28.2014 | Green

Back in December, the Irish Farmer's Journal launched a contest soliciting self-shots from farmers posing with their livestock, riding 2013's selfie w...

Temecula: SoCal's Secret Food and Wine Destination

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 02.21.2014 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

You know you're in Southern California wine country when the offerings include a yoga class called Vino Vinyasa and a wine pairing, not with a five co...

Young Farmers Conference a Cornucopia of News and Views

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 02.10.2014 | Food
Corinna Clendenen

The face of farming is changing, both in the profiles of new farmers and in their perceived image. With rising social stature, some say the celebrity farmer will soon outshine the celebrity chef.

Why Farm to School Will Save Our Food System

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.09.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

by Chelsey Simpson, communications associate for the National Farm to School Network For those of us interested in food system reform, there are no...

Golden Galette Tops The List of All-Time Favorite Potato Recipes

Susie Middleton | Posted 11.26.2013 | Taste
Susie Middleton

Honestly, I like these veggies; but I would lie down on the train tracks for a potato gratin, a plate of crispy fingerlings, or a slice of Golden Gruyère Potato Galette.

Harvest Bounty at the Union Square Market -- Orange is the New Green

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York
Corinna Clendenen

The bounty before the breach, the treasure trove of the dirt farmer, the end-of-season Union Square greenmarket. An eager gatherer, I approach the market with two empty canvas bags and a pocket full of cash.

The Local Food Project

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

There's an old story that's just starting to be told again in the Ozarks. Or maybe these days it's being told more loudly and by a new generation of young farmers and entrepreneurs. Isn't that the way most stories begin again?