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January 21, 2011

Getting to Know Your Meat Labels

What is organic meat? Is it different from “natural” meat? Do “free range” and “grass fed” mean the same thing? Is “pasture raised” an official term? We explore the confusing world of meat labels.

December 29, 2010

A New Year, a New Certification for Blue Bottle Coffee

After years of roasting organic beans, this popular company has certified its roastery and taken the guessing game out of buying their coffee.

June 04, 2010

Zen Vegetables

A former apprentice at Green Gulch Farms says working on the farm was hard, physical work, and a constant practice in reflection.   “We became intimate with our food by feeding the soil, caring for plants, and the land returned this care and effort to us with beautiful vegetables.”

April 02, 2010

Beating the Heat: An Interview with Anna Lappe

Anna has been working for ther last decade to deepen people’s understanding of the ways food and the environment intersect. Here she discusses her new book, Diet for a Hot Planet. 

March 12, 2010

Out to Pasture

At first glance, the recent Access to Pasture ruling can be boiled down to a few simple ideas: cows (and other ruminant animals) on organic farms should eat grass; the best place to do this is on a pasture, unless the weather doesn’t allow it, in which case their diets should still include a good portion of dried grass

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