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Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”

Fighting for Farmland

Apr. 29, 2008

It’s happening all over the country, faster than we can keep track: farmland is being eradicated in favor of housing developments, malls, and highways. A week or so ago the Skagit Valley Herald,...

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Global Food Crisis

Apr. 28, 2008

The UN has scheduled a 2-day meeting in Bern, Switzerland, to discuss solutions to the escalating global food crisis. It will surely also be a hot topic of conversation when the Commission on...

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Peppers and Tulips

Apr. 28, 2008

The New York Times has been running an excellent series of articles called “The Food Chain: A Moveable Feast,” the latest of which ran this past Saturday. In the paper edition it was called...

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Mobile Slaughter Facilities - Part 3!

Apr. 23, 2008

A few weeks ago, we began to explore the concept of a mobile slaughter unit as the solution to small scale farmers having no place within driving distance to process their sustainable, grass-fed...

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It’s Earth Day–plant a garden!

Apr. 22, 2008

Why should you plant a garden?
1. You’ll have lunch and dinner in minutes. In the past week alone the NY Times has run two articles about the virtues of planting your own garden. First up was...

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