Farm-to-table dinner raids and government attacks on small farmers – AKA why we need the Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund

Farm-to-table dinner raids and government attacks on small farmers – AKA why we need the Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund

It’s no secret that I’m passionate about local, sustainable food and humane animal agriculture. I’ve posted about local farms, I’ve talked about my own foibles with gardening and raising chicks, I’ve interviewed sustainable agriculture legend Joel Salatin, Jimmy and I even pulled up roots and moved to the middle of nowhere with the intention of […]

Our farm neighbors: Flint Ridge Farm

Our farm neighbors: Flint Ridge Farm

Flint Ridge Farm is a beautiful, fifth-generation family farm in Hayfield, Virginia. The land has been in the family since 1897. They’re about a 15-minute drive up the road from us. We’d admired their gorgeous property each time we drove by, and then I made the connection that the eggs I was buying from the […]

Food independence or elitism? An interview with Joel Salatin (part 3 of 5)

Food independence or elitism? An interview with Joel Salatin (part 3 of 5)

In part 1 of this 5-part video interview series, we heard a short history of Polyface farms and its’ owner Joel Salatin. In part 2, Joel talked about the issue of “real food” education and whether we should really try to convert everyone. In this video: The big question – isn’t this whole sustainable food […]