It started in 2003 with the publication of Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods by Sandor Katz: chefs, foodies, hipsters, and foodie hipsters rediscovered the magical process of fermentation—and the endless culinary possibilities that lay within. Maybe it’s something about the experimental DIY-ness of fermenting your own unique take on sauerkraut. […]Read More..
There’s often some friction between conventional dairy farmers and their raw-milk selling brethren. But where does it come from? David E. Gumpert, author of The Raw Milk Revolution: Behind America’s Emerging Battle Over Food Rights, has talked to farmers on both sides of the divide. Mostly, it comes down to the business of milk. Dairy […]Read More..
The real estate downturn forced a lot of developers to reassess the way they were doing business. Fortunately for Martin Melaver, CEO of Melaver, Inc. and author of the socially responsible roadmap/memoir Living Above the Store: Building a Business That Creates Value, Inspires Change, and Restores Land and Community, looking out for the needs of […]Read More..
Farmer and author Gene Logsdon, the original contrary farmer, talks about growing up during the Great Depression, agricultural lessons we should learn from the Mayans, moonshine whiskey, and more in this hour-long radio interview with Tim Bates of KZYX in California. From TheContraryFarmer.WordPress.com: Today, November 23, 2009, Gene was interviewed on our local public radio […]Read More..
By Keith Farnish From the Community Blogs Cod. Good Cod. Good Cod Almighty. It is possible that there is nothing more symbolic of the English seaside than this once ubiquitous fish. “Cod and chips twice” has been heard across the land for decades, and it even caused a war of sorts between two fishing nations! […]Read More..
Want to know more about what’s really happening politically in Alaska? Don’t go to Sarah Palin. Go to Riki Ott. (photo from LA Progressive.com) From LA Progressive: By design, Sarah Palin has been all over the national media in the last couple of weeks, since the publication of her book, Going Rogue: An American Life (New […]Read More..
Doctor Howard Dean spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia about his book (Howard Dean’s Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform: How We Can Achieve Affordable Medical Care for Every American and Make Our Jobs Safer), President Obama’s health care plan, the top Republican myths about health care reform, and took questions from the audience in […]Read More..
November 23, 2009 White River Junction, VTIn conjunction with the release of the highly praised documentary film COLLAPSE, Chelsea Green announces the publication of the Michael C. Ruppert book that inspired the movie, previously released as a self-published book, A Presidential Energy Policy: Twenty-five Points Addressing the Siamese Twins of Energy and Money, and now […]Read More..
Fermentation is the food movement of the future. Just ask Sandor Katz, who’s a leader in the revolution against microwaves, the vegan or carnivore or pescatarian friendly, post-consumer food-reality where health and happiness converge in a crock. Katz says it better than me, so I’ll let him take it away. From TreeHugger.com: The day I […]Read More..
Love her or hate her, Sarah Palin is going to be around a while, and she’s set to be a force. That’s according to Naomi Wolf, a noted feminist writer and author of The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot. But there remain a lot of unanswered questions. Was she a […]Read More..