Tag: local food

The Growing Pains of a Small Farm: Kristin Kimball’s Good Husbandry...

In some ways Good Husbandry stands as a kind of bildungsroman for Essex Farm and, by extension, the support-your-local-farmer movement.

A Human Scale Future

Hidden Springs Lane. The notion of scale should be an integral part of the conversation when we consider matters of economic and political import....

Eating Local–Or Local Enough

If I earn ten pennies in heaven for being a local food supplier, do I get five for being regional?

Getting the Garden Going, One Baby-Step at a Time

This academic year Friends University found itself wondering what to do with a plot of land, directly beside and behind some student dormitories. Through...

The Food Broker

Big-city economic development from the pasture up.


What is the point of eating local? Are we actually feeding something besides our own ego and gluttony?

Every Jar a Victory

Wichita, Kansas We feared that we'd missed out on fresh strawberries this year, both because there was an early April freeze and snowstorm that killed...