Farm Bus: Gardeners on a Roll

From Durham, NC, a bus-load of idealistic farmers dream of teaching the nation to grow. Grow vegetables, that is. And they plan to do it from a 52-person school bus retrofitted with solar panels, a mobile greenhouse, living roof, vermacompost, and waste water collection tanks, all fueled with waste vegetable oil (WVO). The Sol Food Mobile Farm is rolling out now and headed to ten major cities targeted for their urban agriculture potential. The crew hopes to inspire younger... Read More

The Last Food Article You Will Ever Need

Earlier this month, I read an article that summed up our health and food choices so well, I tracked it down to repeat. Here’s Mark Hyman, MD on The Last Diet You Will Ever Need: Why is it that we believe we can feed our bodies industrial, nutrient-depleted food-like substances empty of life and be healthy? How did we come to believe that food industry chemicals and processing could replace nature-made foods? A hundred years ago all food was organic, local, seasonal, fresh... Read More

Farm Bill 101: Don’t be Chicken

Before you run away, let me be the first to admit the Farm Bill, and relevant issues we may vote on in November, seems a tad overwhelming and maybe just a wee bit boring. But I’ll also admit that I believe anyone who eats should know something about what they’re putting in their mouths and why. So I was glad to see the big concepts wrangled into this accessible, and even interesting, Farm Bill Interactive Infographic that addresses how we determine which foods are... Read More


Believe Nothing

 “Believe nothing.
No matter 
where you read it, or who said it, even if I have said it, unless it agrees with you own reason and your own common sense."

               - Buddha

“The same molecules
that make up the food
we consume become
the molecules of our
minds and bodies.
So, unless you grow
your own food, you
should choose a
farmer as carefully as
 you choose your 
doctor or pastor.”

  _ Tim Willey, Farmer
             Madera CA
 “If man made it… don’t eat
it!"

 

          

       
        

        

        - Jack LaLanne

  “If we are
 always arriving and
 departing, it is also
 true that we are 
 eternally anchored. 
 One's destination is 
 never a place but 
 rather a new way of 
 looking at things."

           - Henry Miller
  “The rest of the
 world lives to eat…
 I eat to live.”
- Socrates
“Teachers open the door, 

but
you must enter by 

yourself."

         - Chinese proverb

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