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The Year of Buying Locally
Founder, Haven’s Kitchen
No matter how you look at it, the food system that is responsible for 98 percent of the food produced in the U.S. needs a good hard tweaking. Where, then, do we begin to fix it? This is where 2014 comes in!
The Emperors of Rural America
Scholar and author of several books, including , "Poison Sprin...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has hundreds of scientists and dozens of laboratories devoted to serving large farmers. The country's 65 public agricultural universities do the bidding of large farmers.
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Folks, This Ain't Normal
Author and Journalist
Salatin advised us all to start growing something -- anything, even on a small patio or windowsill. If we can't grow anything, he said, then we should come to the farmers markets and buy from our local farmers.
Does 'Artisan' Mean Anything Anymore?
Feeding Our Families and Our Farmers
Independent cattle producer from St. Francis, Kansas
In the last 30 years, 90 percent of our pork producers, more than 80 percent of our dairymen, and more than 40 percent of our ranchers have been driven out of business. Is this what we want?
The Case of the Missing Agricultural Middle
The recent debate among food writers on the
magazine highlighted a glaring problem, one that concerns not only our food system but also our advocacy for a better one: The middle is going missing, and no one's speaking up for it.
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