What’s wrong with this picture? From Food Politics by Marion Nestle – USDA has changed the way it reports the country’s annual expenditures on the food system. It has just released the Economic Research Service’s new food dollar report. As the report explains, it is designed to answer the question “For what do our food [...]
March 14th, 2011 · Click here to add a comment · farmer, FYI, healthy foods, Jen
December 2nd, 2010 · Click here to add a comment · Erin, healthy foods, in the box
Food for Thought From the organizer… In the Nov 29 Newsweek article called the Divided We Eat, Michael Pollan (Omnivore’s Dilemma) was quoted as saying “we have a system where wealthy farmers feed the poor crap and poor farmers feed the wealthy high-quality food.” CSA falls into the latter. I wanted to share with you [...]
June 4th, 2010 · Click here to add a comment · Announcement
From Local Mix newsletter,The 100th anniversary party for the renowned U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) in Beltsville, MD is this Saturday. BARC will host a fun-filled and educational field day on Saturday, June 5, from 10 am to 4 pm.
May 17th, 2010 · Click here to add a comment · FYI
In this week’s Organic Bytes, we refer you to this article about safeguarding organic standards. Click here to read.
April 23rd, 2009 · Click here to add a comment · FYI
The USDA’s The People’s Garden was unveiled yesterday as Secretary Vilsack announced plans to make it even bigger and better.