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Video: Nigel Walker, “Know Your Farmer”

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Do you know the men and women who grow your food? Nigel Walker, founder of Eatwell Farm, explains why it’s important to know your farmer and support their livelihood. Every farm tells a story. Knowing your farmer traces an arc from the soil to your table. One way you can build a relationship with your ... READ MORE 

Young Farmers

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As America’s farmers retire, there are fewer new farmers to take their place. Lindsey Lusher Shute, Director of the National Young Farmers’ Coalition, discusses why this matters and what can be done to foster the next generation of farmers. Why do we need more young farmers? Lindsey Lusher Shute: The nation’s farmers are retiring faster ... READ MORE 

Farmacology

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How is human health connected to the health of our soil? Farmacology author and physician Daphne Miller explores the wisdom of farming and how it relates to you. In your first book, The Jungle Effect, you examined diets from all over the world. How did that exploration change your own diet? I have a much ... READ MORE 

Dreaming New Mexico

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How do we restore and strengthen local food systems? Peter Warshall, Co-Director of Dreaming New Mexico, explores how to create ecological and social transformation at the local and regional level. What is the vision for the Dreaming New Mexico: Food and Farming project? Peter Warshall: Dreaming New Mexico is a process more than a vision. ... READ MORE 

The 10-Mile Diet

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The story of our food comes alive when we eat closer to the source. Author Vicki Robin shares her experience of eating food grown within 10 miles of her home on Whidbey Island, Washington. What inspired you to undertake the 10-mile diet project? Vicki Robin: I lived with the Ecological Footprint graphs (what we have ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Marion Kalb on Farm to School

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October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate healthy school lunches, as well as connections between schools and local farmers. In this new Nourish Perspective, Farm to School Network co-founder Marion Kalb describes how school meal programs can support communities and connect students with the story of their food. For more than ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Oran Hesterman on Fair Food

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Fair food is good for people and the earth. In this Nourish perspective, Dr. Oran Hesterman, founder of the Fair Food Network, discusses what communities are doing to create a more equitable food system. Dr. Hesterman’s book, Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All, describes our current food system, how it is ... READ MORE 

Farm to School

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Marion Kalb, co-founder of the National Farm to School Network, describes how school meal programs can support communities and connect students with the story of their food. How does Farm to School benefit both the schools and communities? Marion Kalb: The number of Farm to School programs has exploded across the country. From just a ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Jonathan Bloom on Food Waste

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A sustainable food culture values food from farm to table and back to the soil. In this new Nourish perspective, journalist Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food (and What We Can Do About It) and the blog Wasted Food, explains how food waste squanders ecological resources and ... READ MORE 

Reducing Food Waste

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A sustainable food culture values food from farm to table and back to the soil. Journalist Jonathan Bloom shares how families and food producers can reduce, recycle, and reuse food waste. How much food do Americans waste, and where does it go? Jonathan Bloom: Americans waste 40 percent of the food we grow and raise, when ... READ MORE 
   
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