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Wash Your Organic Carrots!—Here’s Why

Practice food safety by properly washing all fruits and vegetables (organic or not) before eating to minimize your exposure to pathogens and chemicals.

Organic French Silk Cake

After our hike through ancient pine forests at the Gathering Waters’ Land Legacy Gathering and delicious spinach taquitos prepared by Enos Farms for enjoyment after, we couldn’t miss out on treating ourselves to the decadent French silk cake.

9 Reasons to Switch to Homemade Baby Food

Creating homemade baby food does not have to be as complicated as it might sound. It’s all about getting good food from fresh ingredients made to encourage excellent health.

Farm and Garden at Esalen Institute

Perched between the Santa Lucia Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, rests one of the most prolific 4 acres of farmland in Big Sur, if not the entire California Coast.

2011 Farm Policy Round-up

As the year draws to a close, take a look at some of the policies that will influence small-scale ag in 2012 and beyond.

Film Investigates Vanishing Bees

Courtesy Vanishing of the Bees The Vanishing of the Bees documentary explores the possible causes of colony collapse disorder worldwide. It’s no secret that the world’s Honey bees are in a dire situation. A sudden, mysterious decline in the bee population, known as colony collapse disorder, has thrust these buzzing beauties into the media spotlight. […]

16 Food Labels and What They Mean

From fair trade to free range, learn what the labels mean and how certifying your farm’s products can help you set yourself apart from the crowd.

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