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Community Supported Fisheries - CSAs for the Ocean

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Community Supported Fisheries lets you know where your fish and seafood comes from, how it was harvested and pays the fishermen directly.

Rural America Bike Trip Converts Techie to Sustainable Farmer

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Nathan Winters winds up deeply in love with sustainable farming and a new relationship with food after a 4300 mile bike trip across America.
Seed Planting

Small Scale Farming is New Profit Model for Local Agriculture

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The local food movement is a new model of finding ways to make it profitable for both the farmer and consumer through small scale farming.
Slow Food

2012 Slow Food Terra Madre

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We are honored to be selected as part of 200 US delegates to the 2012 Slow Food Terra Madre in Turin, Italy October 25-29, 2012.
The Native Garden

Heirloom Seeds and The Native Garden

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Heirloom seeds and native plants can create beneficial relationships providing more positive results than either one could alone.
Fresh Vegetable Juice

"Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead" and Your Heirloom Garden

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The movie "Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead" and your heirloom garden are more closely related than you thought!

Organic Food Production Can Feed the World

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Our thoughts on Barry Estabrooks' December 2011 article in The Atlantic on local organic agriculture and feeding the world.

Coffee CSA- a Great Deal for Everyone

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Buying your coffee directly from the grower with CoffeeCSA makes so much sense, to so many people on so many levels.

Who's More 'Elitist?'- Foodies or Corporate Agriculture?

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Corporate Agriculture often accuses local food advocates of being 'elitist' in their approach, but who's approach has the public in mind?

Bountiful Baskets- A Hidden Treasure

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Fresh Veggies (and Fruit) For Less Than $1/Lb In 2011? Is that even possible? Is it legal? How can I get in on that deal? Read on to find out!
Organic Certification?

Is Organic Food More Nutritious Than Conventional Food? Part II

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A well reasoned and thoughtful article on "Is Organic Food More Nutritious Than Conventional Food?". The answer isn't as obvious as you think.
Organic Certification?

Is Organic Food More Nutritious Than Conventional Food?

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A well reasoned and thoughtful article on "Is Organic Food More Nutritious Than Conventional Food?". The answer isn't as obvious as you think.
Heirloom Seed Corn

Thought Provoking Article About Our Food System

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Are you truly part of the positive change in the food system, or are you part of the status quo -even while thinking you are helping change along?
Slow Food Southwest Regional Meeting

The Food Movement, Rising

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Michael Pollan writes about the Food Movement. The Food Movement is local, small scale and fresh food as opposed to shipped, commercial and tasteless food.

Supermarkets Slow Down Yet Gardens Are Growing

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As supermarkets slow down and food prices continue to increase, gardens and local food systems are growing faster than ever.
GMO Labeling Fight

Non- GMO Labeling is a Hit with Consumers

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Non- GMO Labeling is the fastest growing store brand segment last year with a 67% increase in growth. Customers are looking for safer, healthier food.
Dacha Garden

Homegrown Vegetables Are the Most Nutritious

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Growing your own vegetables gives the most nutrition, the best taste and saves the most money. In some cases it even pays you to grow your own vegetables!

Food Films

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Winter is a cold time of year, with shorter days and more time spent indoors. One of my favorite hobbies (besides gardening) is watching movies.

New and unique heirloom seed collections available online now.

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We have an initial 14 collections that are specially priced and carefully selected to make your growing experiences as easy and rewarding as possible.

A Royal Vegetable Garden and more

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A short intro on 2 new articles showing the popularity and importance of heirloom seeds and local gardens.

Raised Garden Beds at Underwood Gardens

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We are finishing up our raised bed garden, which will be both production garden for our family, and a test garden for the seed business.
Square Foot Heirloom Vegetable Garden

The Value of a Home Garden

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What’s a home garden worth? With the global economy spiraling downward it’s a good question to ask and a good time to ask it.

What is Terroir Seeds and how does it relate to Underwood Gardens?

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How Terroir Seeds came to be, with an heirloom seed growing home gardening background, Stephen and Cindy purchased Underwood Gardens and moved forward.