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Today at Blueberry Gardens

May 31st, 2012 · Click here to add a comment · FYI

Today I had a nice conversation with Blueberry Gardens site hosts Michael, Robert and Deborah and with a couple members who dropped by to pick up. One member went to the farm picnic and had a great time. We got talking about healing herbs and the name Doctor Duke came up. Dr. James A. Duke […]

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My Beer Feeds Your Fish

April 25th, 2012 · Click to read comment · FYI, video

Check out The Plant, Chicago‚Äôs first entirely self-sustaining “vertical farm.” The Plant occupies a former meatpacking plant and slaughterhouse in the Union Stock Yards, transforming a huge brick building that once specialized in bringing red meat to the masses into a green space all about urban farming without waste. The interior that looks like something […]

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A cheesy new option: CSA cheese shares

March 30th, 2012 · Click here to add a comment · Announcement, FYI, healthy foods

Now pick up cheese at the same time and place you already pick up veggies, fruit, eggs, etc. New for 2012, in our cheese share we offer 3 varieties of locally made artisan cheeses. Once per month you’ll receive an assortment of cheeses all crafted expertly by sustainable family farmers. Each share will contain 1.5 […]

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Get a CSA veggie share – pay for food, not gasoline

March 22nd, 2012 · Click here to add a comment · Announcement, FYI

When fuel prices rise, CSA becomes even more attractive, because with CSA more of your food dollar goes to growing food, not transporting it. The CSA model is to pay the farmer in advance, so sign up now and regardless of how high gas prices go, you will not be affected through the end of […]

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Arlington Green Living Expo

March 13th, 2012 · Click here to add a comment · Announcement, FYI, healthy foods

Join us at Green Living Expo. Sandy Spring CSA will have a booth and we’ll be giving a demonstration on CSA, specifically, ways to cook CSA veggies. The third annual Green Living Expo features green suppliers, products from local and national businesses, exhibits and seminars from government agencies and nonprofits, and more! Help us educate […]

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Healthy Food in our Schools with Anthony Geraci

March 6th, 2012 · Click here to add a comment · FYI, healthy foods

Howard County Conservancy, a host site for our CSA in Woodstock, Maryland, invites you to attend Healthy Food in Our Schools with Anthony Geraci on Wed, March 15 at 7pm. Tony Geraci is a national leader working with Michelle Obama to support healthy food choices for kids in their school lunches. Formerly the Director of […]

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Meryl Streep, Vogue and Sandy Spring CSA

February 28th, 2012 · Click here to add a comment · CSA, FYI, video

What do Meryl Streep, Vogue magazine and our little CSA have in common? Well, it’s a stretch, but in the January 2012 issue, Meryl is on the cover, Annie Leibovitz was the photographer, and in the opening paragraphs it says Meryl supports and is a shareholder of a local CSA. It seems the term CSA […]

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Organic or natural?

February 9th, 2012 · Click here to add a comment · FYI, healthy foods

What’s the difference between food labeled organic and food labeled natural? The term natural is very loosely defined by the FDA and can encompass a wide swath of products, whereas Certified-Organic is a strictly defined and enforced standard. In addition to those listed on the chart, there are other important advantages of organic. For example, […]

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AirPod – a car powered by compressed air

December 1st, 2011 · Click here to add a comment · FYI

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Survey results

November 30th, 2011 · Click to read comment · FYI

Thanks to the nearly 400 CSA members who gave us their feedback on the 2011 Spring/Summer season. Click a chart to enlarge it.

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