Food and Farming
Regenerative Agriculture at Singing Frogs Farm
October 29, 2018 Article

Elizabeth Kaiser of Singing Frogs Farm (Photo by Jan Mangan) It was a beautiful October day in Sonoma – a couple of weeks after the first rains...

Young Climate Activist Dissed By Gubernatorial Candidate: An Interview with Rose Strauss
August 1, 2018 Article

On July 18th, Rose Strauss, an 18 year-old college sophomore, attended a Town Hall meeting near Philadelphia hosted by Pennsylvania gubernatorial...

Food and Farming
In Memory of Ralph Paige: Champion of Black Farmers
July 24, 2018 Article

As I walked toward the meeting hall crowded with farmers, I could hear a buzz of joyful collegiality. I opened the swinging door and took a step...

Lyla June: Warrior for Peace
June 12, 2018 Article

Lyla June is a Native American (Dine´/ Cheyenne) poet, peacemaker, musician and activist dedicated to revitalizing spiritual relationships with...

Food and Farming
The Redd on Salmon Street: Portland’s Local Food Hub
June 12, 2018 Article

Traveling through Salmon Nation on my way to British Columbia, I stopped in Portland. Unlike the shabby, worn-out, warehouse districts in many...

Food and Farming
Urban Farming Through a Foods Justice Lens: An Interview with Young Farmer Johnny Bootlace
June 4, 2018 Article

Johnny Bootlace is making connections between organic gardening and food justice working with young people at Berkeley Youth Alternatives (BYA)....

Ecological Design
Thinking Like a Grapevine: Interview with Winemaker John Williams
April 26, 2018 Article

So how does a grape vine know how to make these incredibly important decisions? It’s measuring the angle of the sun and the phase of the moon, and...

Food and Farming
Conservation You Can Taste: An Interview with Gary Nabhan
April 3, 2018 Article

Gary Nabhan is an ethnobotanist and author focused on the confluence of cultural and biological diversity. His innovative writings and pioneering...

Food and Farming
Soil Tasting: The Pleasures and Benefits of Healthy Soil
March 1, 2018 Article

“All good farmers become connoisseurs of dirt and dust”- farmer, author Mas Massamoto At first it seemed like an elaborate joke–hundreds of...

Food and Farming
Remembering Herbalist Ed Alstat
February 7, 2018 Article

Ed Alstat and Reverend Elister Charleston at the Reverend's farm in Alabama Ed and I landed in New Orleans and spent an evening witnessing the...

Food and Farming
Climate Cuisine: Food Choices Impact Climate Change
January 26, 2018 Article

What influences your food choices-taste, convenience, health, cravings, availability, economics, advertising? What’s missing from the list may...

Food and Farming
Trump and the Humane Treatment of Animals
January 11, 2018 Article

Behind the daily distractions of Trump’s fitful presidency, his administration is wielding power and making radical changes and it is nowhere more...

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