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A friend of mine lives in a food desert. To reach it, drive inland from San Diego towards Arizona until you’ve left civilization long behind – not just the city and its suburbs, but also ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 141 comments on Sun Nov 04, 2007 at 11:56 AM PST with 103 Recommends
Out of all the information I picked up at Ottawa's 2007 Feast of Fields event, one flyer really caught my eye:
by KiaRioGrl79
Comment Count 108 comments on Sun Oct 28, 2007 at 06:09 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
True confessions: until moments ago, I was planning to further the theme of bawdy VMD titles by calling this one "Taking a Leek ...
by by foot
Comment Count 75 comments on Sun Oct 21, 2007 at 07:33 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
My girlfriend is a vegetarian and I am not. Frankly I am seriously considering it. Let me tell you why. She made this choice a long time ago say back when she was I think she told me around the ...
by waitingforvizzini
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Oct 07, 2007 at 06:06 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
I was very lucky last Sunday afternoon to attend an annual event put on here in Ottawa, by the local chapter of Canadian Organic ...
by KiaRioGrl79
Comment Count 89 comments on Sun Sep 23, 2007 at 06:18 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Have I got your attention? Good. I promise you, this diary will feature some steaming hot turkey sex. Or talk of it, anyway. No video. Book Review of Animal, Vegetable, ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 100 comments on Sun Sep 02, 2007 at 10:03 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Last week, I spent a few days working on an organic farm. I should admit right now, I use the word "work" loosely. I was probably more of a pest than a help, even though my intentions were good. ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 182 comments on Sun Aug 26, 2007 at 10:47 AM PDT with 143 Recommends
If ever there was a vegetable, uh, fruit, of mass destruction, it is the blackberry. It has several modes of attack.
by elfling
Comment Count 41 comments on Sat Aug 18, 2007 at 11:48 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Dear Senators Clinton, Obama, Dodd, and Edwards, Governor Richardson, and Rep. Kucinich: I greatly enjoyed having the chance to watch you respond to bloggers' questions live and in person last week ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 167 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2007 at 07:05 AM PDT with 71 Recommends
I wasn't sure what to write about today, because I've got a number of topics swirling around in my head. I've beaten the farm bill to death so it's time to take advantage of the break between the ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 53 comments on Sun Jul 29, 2007 at 08:06 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
I'm sure no one will deny that my university was a liberal place. Washington University in St. Louis, a.k.a. WashU. We held the 2000 presidential debate when I was a sophomore and I attended it. The ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 179 comments on Sun Jul 15, 2007 at 06:48 AM PDT with 113 Recommends
There were a few articles I saw online a couple of weeks ago that I want to discuss briefly. The first is ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 110 comments on Sun Jul 08, 2007 at 03:27 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Okay, I'll be honest. This diary does not contain one single brilliant idea for getting rid of the scum in Washington. And there are recipes, but they're not going to make your mouth water. But if ...
by moneysmith
Comment Count 45 comments on Sun Jul 01, 2007 at 07:47 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
"She could be a farmer in those clothes." Remember that line from Clueless ? Think of the stereotype of farmers it implies. Uncool, not with the times, maybe not so bright... wearing ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 75 comments on Sun Jun 24, 2007 at 06:27 AM PDT with 96 Recommends
I've seen a bunch of press recently (at least the kind of press *I* read) about how monoculture is bad ecologically because it makes pest control harder (i.e. if a thing that eats wheat finds your ...
by plymouth
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jun 20, 2007 at 01:09 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Picture yourself eating healthy, fresh, flavorful foods, raised by local farmers who care for their land and their animals in a way that improves the environment, supports local economies, and ...
by judith2007
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2007 at 06:09 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
If you know anything about me, you’ll probably know that I’m wayyy out of it when it comes to pop culture because I haven’t watched TV in several years. No one need praise me for ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 200 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2007 at 09:51 AM PDT with 95 Recommends
As someone interested in food issues for extremely personal reasons (I eat food, drink water, and breathe air, and so do all of my friends and loved ones), I've done about as much as I can go ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 99 comments on Sun May 20, 2007 at 04:41 AM PDT with 147 Recommends
I'll start off by giving credit where credit is due. Even though I grew up on a farm, I hadn't really given much critical thought to food chain issues until I started ...
by KiaRioGrl79
Comment Count 129 comments on Sun May 13, 2007 at 05:51 AM PDT with 108 Recommends
Today, the Whole Foods near where I live took a bus of 28 customers to visit 3 local growers - one who supplies produce to the store, one who will in the near future, and a third who hopefully will ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 74 comments on Sun May 06, 2007 at 05:40 AM PDT with 77 Recommends