Organics a drop in the bucket

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 | 6 comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has been heavily promoting its organic programs lately, particularly its increased support for organic...

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Vermont farm to plate movement feeds supply and demand

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014 | 1 comment

Yesterday I talked with Amy Ivy  (of Coop. Extension) about a neat event in Plattsburgh Saturday afternoon that’ll bring people who...

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A dress made of collard greens. Fighting obesity.

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 | Comments Off on A dress made of collard greens. Fighting obesity.

Yes, you read that right. A dress made almost entirely of huge collard green leaves. I couldn't resist when I saw this report. The...

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Organic farmers say proposed manure rules stink

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 | 3 comments

Manure and agriculture. The two have pretty much been entwined since humans figured out how to farm. While so-called Big Ag has mostly gone...

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Could there have been more vegetables at Farm Aid?

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013 | 4 comments

First off, please check out our Tumblr page from our coverage of Farm Aid in Saratoga Springs Saturday. There are loads of fun photos,...

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