We have long noted the impressive standing of Vermont as a green state with its strong commitment to protecting the environment demonstrated by the extraordinary number of community supported agriculture farms committed to organic and conservation agriculture while also building … [Read more...] about 8th Annual Locavore Index: Vermont Still # 1, But California Jumps To 2nd Place
On March 11, 2010, this website was launched with the goal to promote local and sustainable agriculture that cares for people, animals, land and water. As spring 2019 arrives, we are pleased to introduce an upgraded website, with superior navigability, which will make it easier … [Read more...] about Celebrating Nine Years of Support for the Good Food Movement
Invaluable foods since the dawn of time is the sentence that leads off the chapter on Nuts in Edible: An Illustrated Guide to the World's Food Plants, published in 2008 by the National Geographic Society. We noted in our book review posted seven years ago, that this nearly 400 … [Read more...] about Almonds or Walnuts: One Nut More Nutritious Than Another?
Back in 2017, we reported on the launching of a Consumer Voices Survey by Consumer Reports to determine its priorities for uncovering "what consumers need to know to make smarter choices in their daily life." The praiseworthy non-profit organization, which does not accept paid … [Read more...] about Annual Fast-Food Scorecards Show Progress By Some Chains On Sourcing Meat From Suppliers Not Using Antibiotics
The Wendell Berry Farming Program of Vermont's Sterling College (ranked #1 for food and dining three years in a row in Sierra's Cool Schools rankings) based at The Berry Center in New Castle (Henry County), Kentucky, has received a $2.5 million grant from The NoVo Foundation, … [Read more...] about A Most Perfect Union: Vermont’s Sterling College Offering Future Farmers Tuition-Free College Education in Wendell Berry’s Henry County, Kentucky