A mound of heirloom tomatoes!
Here is a fun article on heirloom tomatoes.
I did find it interesting that it’s now trendy to buy heirloom tomatoes from Whole Foods, one of the most expensive grocery store chains in the U.S., when our grandparents and great-grandparents grew these tomatoes from stored seeds, likely passed down through generations, . . . → Read More: Heirloom Tomatoes… Old is New Again!
Home Extension Agent Canning Demonstration 1932
I just read an article at the Hobby Farms website, Grow Smart: Keep Food Safe. I was frustrated with it for a number of reasons, but the underlying theme of this article was that we should be scared to raise our own food. What better way to keep . . . → Read More: Battling the Dogma of Big Ag
Inside the cooling room at Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese
I recently read about a recall of over 14 tons of ground beef in Vermont. This got me thinking about a number of things.
First, this is a lot of meat. I wondered how many steers (or old dairy cows) it takes to make 14 tons . . . → Read More: The Importance of Knowing Your Local Farmers
Riesling grapevines in Germany’s Mosel River Valley http://www.wineaccess.ca/files/imagecache/article-img-500w/articles/Mosel.jpg
A friend and I were talking the other day after a meal in a food court, and we realized how long it had been since we had eaten at this one specific fast food restaurant. I won’t name that eating establishment, since in reality, they are all so much alike . . . → Read More: The Terroir of Food