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
Reckoning with the calendar becoming 2019, this Class of 1972 college graduate thought it was clever to e-mail some greetings for the new year with "Best wishes for 2019, Ouch!" A good and intelligent friend set me straight on that superficial wit. He wrote: NOT Ouch, but … [Read more...] about Happy New Year and ONWARD in 2019 With Great News On Connecting Farmland & Next Generation Farmers
The Carrot Project views as clients the farmers and businesses it works with directly. For over ten years, it has helped to build the financial management skills of its clients, and it takes pride in its 2017 Outcomes: 72 clients (whose service ended in the year) averaged an … [Read more...] about The Carrot Project Grows the Local Farm Economy