Food deserts are a tragedy of modern times. But while they are a blight that strikes at the health and welfare of many, inspiring things being done to combat them.
Urban Agriculture needs clear local markets for its goods beyond grocery stores and farm stands. One of the most robust of those markets is farm-to-fork restaurants and their clientele.
Inspired by a photo of the Ithaca Farmers Market, this piece depicts that farmers markets aren’t just good for economies, they’re just fun, too!
It’s a tough act to achieve or even to attempt but, following the success of the documentary film No Impact Man, YES! Magazine has launched a No Impact Week, which is happening now. If I was a better blogger, I would’ve let you know about it before it started so you could gear up for […]
This past weekend the most amazing thing happened for my daughter Anwyn. She’s the magical age of sweet 16. And while that does make her a doe-eyed beauty, it also makes her ripe for growing up and pulling her own weight. A few weeks ago I broke it to her that she needed to get […]
With farmers markets opening up again for the growing seasons it’s time to put an open air visit on your weekly calendar. It shouldn’t be that hard. In 1994 in the US there were 1, 755 farmers markets. Last year that number had swelled to 6, 132 according to the USDA’s website, which represented a […]