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August 19, 2015


pizza night at stoney acres

Family Farms Turn To Pizza For Fast Cash And Customers

Throughout the Midwest, a new farm-to-table strategy is giving a boost to some farmers. We visit pizza night at Stoney Acres in Athens, Wisconsin.

May 15, 2015


boxes of apples

Growing A Food Hub, Two Pestos, The Helpful Dung Beetle

What stands in the way of a Bloomington Food Hub? Stephanie Solomon, Michael Simmons explain. Cooked greens for dinner. The increasingly competitive CSA market.

May 12, 2015


Farmer Alice McGary

Local Farmers Get Creative To Compete In Crowded Market

Before the mid-1980s there were no farms in this country offering CSAs. Now there are upwards of 5,000.

July 30, 2013


writing on white board

Local Food Policy For Global Effect, Two Types Of Chicken

The Bloomington Food Policy Council envisions local change having a global impact. Then, some Caribbean-inspired chicken and chicken of the woods mushrooms.

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.

May 3, 2013

EBT Accepted Here 

Stacks of wooden nickels, worth a dollar each.

USDA: New Grants To Help Farmers Markets Take SNAP Payments

The USDA has announced new funding to encourage broader acceptance of SNAP benefits at farmers markets.

July 25, 2012

Cold Soup 

Green Gazpacho

Green Gazpacho With Cucumbers

A bowl of cold soup is refreshing during these hot days. Change up your traditional gazpacho recipe by using cucumbers instead.

July 3, 2012


arepas on verdigris tabletop

Farm Fresh Arepas

What do you get when you cross vegetables fresh out of the ground, the veganette, and a Venezuelan favorite? Answer: Dinner that's to die for.

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?

September 14, 2011

Fresh From The Garden 

eggplant lasagna

For The Love Of Eggplant: Lasagna

Between my CSA and my personal garden, we are overflowing with eggplant over here! Last week, I made this delish eggplant lasagna.

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