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GM Food, All Bad?

Mention genetically modified anything to most sustainable food folks, and you can be pretty sure what you’re going to get: plenty of eye rolling and perhaps a heartfelt, self-righteous diatribe. This Greenpeace link sums up the view pretty well, I think. Looking for a way to reconcile my own whole-hearted enthusiasm for sustainable, organic food […]

Hogwash in Duplin County

It would take giant space robots with grappling hooks to pull me away from pork eating. As a matter of fact, I’m putting in my order now for a pasture-raised pig share from Farmer’s Table in Vergennes, VT. Making sure to order enough this year so that I won’t, in a moment of weakness, resort […]

Chickens Are the New Adirondack Chair: Urban Chicken Keeping Workshop

On the short walk from here to the preschool, we pass cages of quail, next door to a two-hen household looking to welcome a third this spring, which will come in a shipment shared with two other sets of neighbors. Caroline Street is gaining at least two new coops, with the rumor being that at […]

White House Garden? Here’s How.

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