Thursday, May 5, 2016
groceryshelves

by Blake Angelo

In the coming months, the City and County of Denver will begin the development of a comprehensive, citywide fresh food strategy which will incorporate infrastructure needs for the growing, processing, distribution and retailing of fresh foods to address these challenges ...

Farm in winter

by Nanna Meyer, Ph.D.

Winter is a good time to remind ourselves that living with less (including food and dietary variety) may be just the beginning of a mindfully transforming society…

Mike Callicrate, Ranch Foods Direct

by Joe Fassler

While large producers try to sell as many animals as possible at whatever price processors are willing to pay, Mike Callicrate doesn’t play the volume game...

Unfiduciarizing

by Woody Tasch

There is something oxymoronic in the notion that a movement dedicated
 to bringing money back down to earth would seek to do so utilizing the internet...

Dear Presidential Candidate

by Alan Lewis

Precisely because Americans do understand “sound science” they have lost trust in the Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology. In essence, the Coordinated Framework has gingerly circumvented sound science because that is what it was designed for...

the-jungle

by Mike Callicrate

The U.S. cow herd number is the smallest in over 70 years at the same time as overall beef demand has continued to grow. Over 90 percent of our hog farmers and over 85 percent of our dairy farmers are ...

the-first-lie

by Greg Wright

It sounds as if human population increases independently from the food supply and that farmers and chemical companies are taking the necessary measures to feed them...

hearth-and-table

by Alan Lewis

Not long ago, Colorado did not automatically scale up every locally grown food into a global crop commodity. Colorado was a beehive of locally focused agricultural activity. A good part of the state’s population was directly employed in farming, ranching, ...

Winter 2016

A deeper revolution

The much-needed revolution in the way humanity feeds itself is a spontaneous uprising, already well under way, kindled by people who are discovering that not only is the current global ...
John Ikerd cover

Those who are truly called to be farmers will find a way to make a living farming sustainably...

Featured Articles

hearth-and-table

Not long ago, Colorado did not automatically scale up every locally grown food into a global crop commodity. Colorado was a beehive of locally focused agricultural activity. A good part ...
the-first-lie

It sounds as if human population increases independently from the food supply and that farmers and chemical companies are taking the necessary measures to feed them...
the-jungle

The U.S. cow herd number is the smallest in over 70 years at the same time as overall beef demand has continued to grow. Over 90 percent of our hog ...
Dear Presidential Candidate

Precisely because Americans do understand “sound science” they have lost trust in the Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology. In essence, the Coordinated Framework has gingerly circumvented sound science ...
Mike Callicrate, Ranch Foods Direct

While large producers try to sell as many animals as possible at whatever price processors are willing to pay, Mike Callicrate doesn’t play the volume game...
Eric and Tim Produce Denver

Land tenure is a particularly important issue for growers, because so much time, energy, and organic matter must be invested to make most soils here productive...
Vintage tractor

...a Farmer’s Union for the protection of farmers against depreciating prices of farm products by speculators, and the transaction of such other business as may properly be brought before such ...
Permaculture Perspective

"We need to teach people how to really work with this land, how to produce calories from the High Plains in a way that maintains or improves the soil and ...

Local Food At Home

Farm in winter
Winter is a good time to remind ourselves that living with less (including food and dietary variety) may be just the beginning of a mindfully transforming society…

Slow Money

Resilient investor

It’s quite empowering to know that all our actions, taken with or without money, are part of a life-long series of investments. But what is it that we really want ...
Unfiduciarizing

NYSE

Business of Local Food

Bitcoin to Beetcoin
I want my community to be home to a healthy population of small and midsize diversified organic farms and all the small food enterprises that process and distribute their food, ...