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Growing real food in beautiful Graham, WA

People are panic buying seeds, too

I wrote earlier about panic buying of chickens. Turns out people are panic buying seeds, too! As we’ve been getting ready to start the garden for the year, I have been looking for a few seeds to round out the garden. In our case, we are adding a few more grains. We already have purchased…
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WaPo: Organic Food Watch

Here’s an article that points out some of the major concerns about the organic food industry – sometimes things aren’t what they seem! This is why we like to say “Eat like your grandparents did!”

Article: “It Could be the Age of the Chicken, Geologically”

Worth a read – more reason to change how we raise our food and the value in keeping traditional methods alive.  We are planning on offering fresh pasture raised poultry in 2019 – broilers, duck, turkey, and goose.  Stay tuned and be sure to sign up for our email list for updates.

Article: 1/5 of Americans responsible for 1/2 of the country’s food-based emissions

One-fifth of Americans are responsible for half the country’s food-based emissions A recent article in Popular Science highlights the effect our food choices have on emissions and climate change.One way consumers can see how to make more climate-conscious choices mentioned in the article is the Better Buying Lab from the World Resources Institute – worth…
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Cutting food waste and carbon emissions

Cutting food waste and carbon emissions Check out this article from The New York Times discussing how we could reduce carbon emissions by reducing food waste.  There are some astonishing facts about how much we waste compared to other countries and how little we value the true cost of food. in wealthy countries, especially in…
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Diet and Climate Change

How our diet and climate change are interconnected I came across this article in Vox that explores how our diet choices affect climate change.  While the article is focused on the impacts around industrial beef production and greenhouse gas emissions, there are important questions to consider beyond whether to eat beef or not. A lot of…
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‘Super Size Me’ to a Whole New Level

Super Size Me – Beef Cattle Are Growing Larger Than Ever The Washington Post had an article today with another example of how factory farming has gone awry.  Keep eating local! According to Department of Agriculture data, the weight of the average beef cow hovered around 1,000 pounds until the mid-’70s, when advances in genetics,…
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Biodiversity matters!

Biodiversity matters and it’s disappearing This article highlights how small-scale agriculture can help preserve biodiversity. Link to article here Agrobiodiversity Is Disappearing at a Time When We Need It Most

Slow vs Fast Food – an Easy Choice

Toward a Sustainable Food System I received an email from Slow Food USA today, asking to sign the Slow Food Pledge.  The pledge lays out the issue succinctly – climate change is real and we can make a difference by our food choices.  Our mission and vision align with Slow Food USA’s in preserving the…
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