What does it take to run a successful community supported agriculture program? A look at Indiana's popcorn industry. And, two types of pickles for spring foods.
Farming has been moving in this direction since World War II. Midsize farms get bigger. They consolidate. The ones that don’t survive close up and sell.
What stands in the way of a Bloomington Food Hub? Stephanie Solomon, Michael Simmons explain. Cooked greens for dinner. The increasingly competitive CSA market.
Veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan are more likely to be unemployed than both civilians and veterans of other wars.
Most CSA operations are small, serving dozens of customers. Others serve hundreds.
Shoppers looking for organic food may have to look a bit harder, and it will be more difficult for many farms to continue to be certified organic producers.
There’s no doubt Wal-Mart’s move into local foods has shaken up the food supply chain, but small family farms aren’t necessarily seeing the benefits.
The Occupy Wall Street movement has had both positive and negative relationships with small-scale farmers. Here's a sampling of the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Thanks to mobile slaughterhouses, Vermont farmers may find it easier to get their safe, healthy, and humanely raised meat to the tables of their customers.
Food from small farms not only tastes good, it helps boost the economy.