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July 17, 2009

The Meat of the Matter

Despite increased demand for meat raised the old fashioned way, small-scale ranchers are limited by lack of access to slaughter and processing services in California. A new Food and Water Watch report presents feasible ways to fix the bottleneck.

July 10, 2009

Where There's a Mill, There's a Way

Erin Sweet no longer has to feel nostalgic for the cornbread of her Midwestern roots. As owner of Ridgecut Gristmills, she single-handedly mills, mixes, and delivers her own stone ground cornbread mixes.

June 26, 2009

It Takes a Village to Raise Your Vegetables

Sustainable agriculture can start in your own backyard—and your neighbor’s. The urban farmers at MyFarm are taking backyards across the city and piecing them together to form a decentralized urban farm complete with CSA members and weekly boxes of veggies.

October 24, 2008

A Year of Eating Locally

I never intended to be a locavore. I took part in the Eat Local Challenge last year thinking my husband and I could survive off Massa Organics brown rice and local eggs and call it a success. I couldn’t have been more wrong.

September 19, 2008

Getting to Know Your Foodshed

Within a 100 miles of San Francisco, enough food is produced to feed every Bay Area resident more than three times over. Ironically, a great deal of that food gets shipped elsewhere.

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About CUESA

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 »