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May 26, 2014

 

Dairy farmer Tom Weighner with cows

Integrated Local Food System Can Grow The Market

From the launch of the local food effort, producers have worked alongside buyers to push for a system that integrates local food into everyday life.

July 26, 2013

Local Giants 

chickens and farmer

When It Comes To CSAs, How Big Is Too Big?

Most CSA operations are small, serving dozens of customers. Others serve hundreds.

July 22, 2013

New Business Model 

elwood1

Redefining The Co-op In Ways Big And Small

The cooperative business model, long a staple of Midwestern agricultural communities, is being adapted to serve a broader range of rural needs.

April 27, 2012

Vegan And Proud Of It 

Gene Baur With Bubbles the Turkey

Gene Baur Interview, Part 1: Compassion For Farm Animals

In part one of our interview with Farm Sanctuary's Gene Baur, he talks about how animals are treated on factory farms and why vegan living is his religion.

February 3, 2012

Fresh And Local 

garden produce

Changing The CSA Model To Fit Consumer Needs

Community supported agriculture means fresh, local food and being connected to the farmers and the land. But not everyone is sold on the traditional model.

November 1, 2011

International Organics 

A small, black donkey stands in the middle of a sandy pen surrounded by a an old log-and-post fence.  Her nose is near the ground, like she's sniffing for food.

Community Farming Going Global: New CSA’s In China, Thailand

Some of the oldest community-supported agriculture programs started in Japan in the 1960's but the movement is just taking off in several nearby countries.

October 24, 2011

CSA's Save The Day? 

A large patch of sunflowers is half-submerged in a large expanse of floodwater.  Power lines travel away from the camera on the right side of the screen, also submerged in many feet of water, with the power lines glistening.  Large trees in the background.

12,000+ Strong For Community Farming

The number of CSA farms has grown enormously since 2007, as farmers, consumers and litigators are beginning to see them as a solution to many social problems.

October 17, 2011

Fun Food History Facts 

A small herd of milking cows walk away from the camera down a dirt path.  There are grassy pastures to their left and red autumn trees to their right.

The Homegrown Tradition Of CSA Farming

The popularity of CSA farming has grown exponentially over the past several years--but where does it come from?

August 5, 2011

Seasonal Foods 

Old Fashioned Potato Latkes

CSA Challenge: Recipes Inspired By This Week’s Delivery

Earth Eats is taking the CSA Challenge. We find creative uses for six cucumbers, a bunch of sage, and a whole slew of potatoes.

June 30, 2011

 

Strawberry

Fresh Strawberries And Greens

With the strawberries and lettuce from my CSA box, I made a salad for a carry-in that wowed the pants off of my friends.

June 20, 2011

Good Food To Go 

Food Truck

Meals On Wheels: Food Trucks, Mobile Grocers, Truck Farms

Good food, healthy food, and local food is coming to your neighborhood by way of food trucks.

March 11, 2011

Quick And Easy 

CSA box with tomatoes, parsley, cucumber, and onions

Yams And Potatoes Bring Color To Your Plate

We’re cleaning out the last little bits of our root cellar today. What has held up over these cold months? Yams and potatoes!

August 20, 2010

Local Farms 

organic vegetables and a life organic farm sign at the bloomington farmers market

Community Supported Agriculture At LIFE Certified Organic Farm

LIFE Certified Organic Farms is a family owned farm in Southern Indiana. We asked them about their CSA programs and the variety of heirloom tomatoes they grow.

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