Browsing All posts tagged under »farming«

Black Radish and Potato Pancakes

March 2, 2013


Oh my, where oh WHERE to begin. What a month it is has been, and now, all of a sudden, it’s March. The days are longer, warmer and louder with the hum of neighborhood birds. And I have a LOT of projects- here, there, and everywhere (literally)- to work on. Finally, I am where I […]

Guide to Joining a CSA

February 3, 2013


As a workshare receiving produce for volunteer work at a CSA-based farm in my city, I find it hard to tell anyone to NOT join a CSA, an acronym for Community Supported Agriculture (a business model in which shareholders pay in advance for a produce “share” they receive in installments over the growing season or […]

Beautiful Stories of an American Agrarian Renaissance

March 25, 2012


Oh man. This site/org is right up my alley. How do they make money doing this? Or rather, do they make money doing this? I do not know. But I sure hope they keep on doing what they do. Perhaps we need an organization like this in the Northeast… Anyone looking to start a project […]

Ceci n’est pas une miche de pain

March 4, 2012


I’m not usually one to buy books (grad student budget + Internet + libraries = limited book purchasing), but when swayed, you can bet I’m on Amazon, ordering away. So when associate professor of politics and author of the soon-to-be-released White Bread: A Social History of the Store Bought Loaf Aaron Bobrow-Strain recently discussed how […]