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December 01, 2006

Cruciferous Crops

Lucky for us, one of the most cold-tolerant plant families encompasses more vegetables than any other.

November 17, 2006

Everything Under the Sun, in Italy

Updates from the second annual Terra Madre conference.

November 03, 2006

Biodynamic Farming

Ever wonder what this term means exactly? Read here to find out.

October 27, 2006

Boo! Scary Scenes From Our Food System

Knowing where your food came from, how it was produced, and who produced it is the best way to avoid the scary ramifications of industralized food production.

October 06, 2006

Artisanal Defined

As consumers become more educated about what they eat and more concerned about its origin, artisanal food is gaining popularity.

September 15, 2006

A Choice Tomato

Revel in the bounty of tomato season!

September 01, 2006

The Heat of Summer

Some like them hot, some not. But almost everyone loves peppers.

August 25, 2006

Biodiversity: Key to Abundance

Healthy farms have healthy ecosystems, and this includes biodiversity.

August 18, 2006

Preserving Summer

Enjoy the bounty of the market this winter by preserving now. You’ll be glad you did!

August 04, 2006

Nothing is Ever Set in Stone (Fruit)

It takes resilience to be a farmer, and stone fruit growers know that very well.

July 28, 2006

Growing the Perfect Peach

Nothing says summer like the perfect peach!

July 21, 2006

The Success of Crop Failure

First hail, then house finches, then cherry fruit flies! Read about one farmers’ challenging year and the lessons learned.

July 07, 2006

Shopping Chefs

Dining out on local, seasonal and sustainable food.

June 02, 2006

A Berry By Any Other Name

Organic strawberry farming is full of challenges, which makes us appreciate them even more.

May 05, 2006

Bulbs, Shoots, and Leaves - Pungent Alliums

And you thought you loved garlic: one farmer grows 25-30 varieties every year!

April 14, 2006

Community Supporting Agriculture

Mother Nature can be harsh. Learn what you can do to support our local farmers in tough times.

April 07, 2006

Celebrating Seasonality, Literally

Reading these books will help you become an even savvier seasonal eater.

March 17, 2006

Stalking Asparagus

We love it for its tender taste and its symbolism of spring. Learn more about this slow growing and labor intesive crop.

February 24, 2006

Cheesemaking - Part II

More on what it takes to make one of our favorite foods.

February 17, 2006

Cheesemaking - Part I

Great cheese starts with milk production and goes from there. Read this article (the first of two) to understand the entire production cycle.


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CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is dedicated to cultivating a sustainable food system through the operation of farmers markets and educational programs. Learn More »