Farming

Pioneering Food Today

A couple of weeks ago, Lizz and I were at the Organic Farming Conference and were truly inspired by the keynote speech delivered by Gary Gundersen of Mr. G’s Farm. I dare you to read it and resist the urge to start gardening right away.  (It’s only barely March, after all.) Gary Gundersen NM…

Food Miles

Every Friday, I make a big produce order from Veritable Vegetable, an organic produce company out of California that shares our values for social change and sustainability.  We buy mostly from them when we can’t find something locally.  (And our seasonal shift to locally grown produce is already…

Locavore

Infographic credit: www.katiepdesign.com Last week, Ned from Green Tractor Farms uttered the words “no more cucumbers, the frost got them.”  My heart sank a little, knowing that the amazing seasonal bounty of New Mexico was slowly coming to an end. It got me thinking about local, and what is truly…