Tag Archives: Farm to School

The aMAZEing Things Farmers Must Do to Survive

Farming is a risky business, so most successful farmers have to do more than grow food in order to survive. At the biannual Harvest New England conference in Sturbridge, Mass. last week, I learned about some of the wonderful and … Continue reading

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“Kalestock” meets “Woodstock” at NOFA Summer Conference

I was happy to see members of the Woodstock generation exchanging ideas and expertise with young members of the “Kalestock” generation at the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) annual summer conference on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus last weekend.

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A School Garden Grows in Skokie, Illinois

I was strolling past Jane Stenson School, in Skokie, Illinois today when I stopped to watch a group of teachers and students planting a school garden. Nothing remarkable about this: thousands of schools all over the US have school gardens … Continue reading

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