According to The National FFA Organization (formerly Future Farmers of America), creating a proposal and getting started is easier than you think.
To move forward, communities need to take a step back and create a long-term sustainability planâ€”and you just might be the person to get your cityâ€™s started.
When I started raising chickens, the supportive chicken community that we have today was just beginning to crop up online. The Internet was crawling with novices just like me whose aspirations in sustainability led them to a seemingly sudden chicken obsession. We had more questions than answers. Wannabe chicken keepers looked to legit country farmers […]
Don’t let your social life fall by the wayside during growing season. Use these ideas for including friends and family in harvest actvities.
Photo by Judith Hausman Don’t think that winter farmers’ markets only have root vegetables for sale. Vendors at Gossett’s winter market sell a variety of produce, including mushrooms. Is everyone smiling at the Stop and Shop? I donâ€™t think so. But on Saturdays at Gossettâ€™s Farm Market in South Salem, N.Y., no one looks grumpy. […]
Courtesy Slow Food USA Kids and members of Slow Food Westchester in New York “dig in” to a garden at Morse School vegetable garden. What kind of event could mobilize thousands of people across the country to come together for the sake of community betterment than the celebration of food? Last weekend, 180 pods of […]