Want to eat local this Winter?

Eating local can be challenge during the snowy months as the produce available at farmer’s markets gets less numerous by the week. And then this happens!

Jacob-Hurwitz Member Diary for Week #8

I am a brand new member of the Southside CSA this season! After participating in CSAs in other neighborhoods with my boyfriend, we were delighted to find a CSA close to our new home on the south side. We’ve been picking up a half share of berries, vegetables, and soon fruit and we are alsoContinue reading “Jacob-Hurwitz Member Diary for Week #8”

Weekly Links

Food for the Soul [NY Times] Making the local food movement accessible [Minneapolis Star Tribune] A Farm on Every Floor [NY Times] $20 gasoline? There’s a bright side [Los Angeles Times] US has wrong approach to African food security, group says [Seattle Times] Getting Real About the High Price of Cheap Food [TIME via Yahoo!Continue reading “Weekly Links”

Southside CSA article on one-earth.com

A sparkly new article on the Southside CSA has just been posted at One-Earth.com. One-Earth.com is a wiki-powered website which lists solutions to everyday environmental questions such as, “where can I compost my left over greens” and “eek – where can I take this girl I want to impress who is vegan?!” Information is organizedContinue reading “Southside CSA article on one-earth.com”

Just Food Newsletter

Hola – the JustFood newsletter has just been published – subscribe to the newsletter – more information on each topic is on the website. In this issue: Policy Action Alert!  Help Pass “FoodprintNYC”! A citywide initiative on food an agriculture systems in NYC – Resolution 2049-also known as FoodprintNYC resolution – has been introduced byContinue reading “Just Food Newsletter”

Deeply Rooted

On yesterday’s Leonard Lopate show on WNYC was a segment about a new book , “Deeply Rooted: Unconventional Farmers in the Age of Agribusiness“.  Promo line for the segment… A century of industrialization has created a food system riddled with problems, yet we look to nutritionists and government agencies, scientists and chefs for solutions, insteadContinue reading “Deeply Rooted”