10-day Real Food Pledge

Promise. Last post of the day. After finding the Spokane Real Food Pledge I stumbled on this one. A simple idea – sort of like the 10-mile diet – with profound impact. http://www.100daysofrealfood.com/take-the-10-day-pledge/...

Real Food Pledge – Spokane WA

I love this pledge. I’m going to start one where I live, and you can too. http://www.realfoodspokane.org/real-food-pledge: I PLEDGE to complete the following action items to gain better health and to support the real food movement in...

Why I farm – by Georgie Smith

I asked the farmers in my book to tell my why they farm, what they love, what makes it hard, what eaters need to know. This answer from Georgie Smith of Willowood Farm in Ebey’s Prairie (also a writer) is priceless wisdom and a penetrating...

What is Food Day (October 24)?

Today is Food Day, a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. I just came back from a celebration at Greenbank Farm on Whidbey Island for the 4 young people completing the year-long new farmer training...

Good News on Food Day: Seattle

Seattle’s food story is an important element in Blessing the Hands that Feed Us (Viking/Penguin 2013/4), so I’ve watched the growth of local sustainable food up close and personal. Seattle has been a leader among cities – from...

The new agriculture-paradigm defined

Here’s a report coauthored by my old friend Daniele Giovannucci that brings together expert global testimony into an understanding about why and how agriculture needs to change. This is a summary of the report for the curious to skim and...

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Sign Up for News about Events, Lectures & Classes Video with Vicki about money, food and life Like Blessing the Hands that Feed Us (Viking 2014) on Facebook Blessing The Hands that Feed Us is… o   A funny, informative, inspiring story...