[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Op3J5GFmfzo&w=640&h=360] Since last July there have been 15 Rallies to Protect Organic. Some of these Rallies were big, and some were small. They happened from California to Maine. The central theme of the Rallies has been to honor healthy soil as the essential foundation of organic farming. There is one more Rally still to come; […]
We don't often see mainstream media outlets report on the often invisible farm workers that hold up so much of American agriculture-- let alone do in depth and humanizing interviews with them. So, in case you missed it, we wanted to bring your attention to a series created by Dan Charles for NPR's The Salt in which […]
It started yesterday and continues through March 17! The CIW March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food The Fair Food movement began nearly thirteen years ago, in February of 2000, when farmworkers from Immokalee -- who until then had been largely locked in anonymous battle with Florida tomato growers within the boundaries of Immokalee -- […]
Orchard Pond Organics CSA Manager Position Available-Tallahassee, Florida We are a USDA Certified Organic farm with a 130 member CSA in Tallahassee, Florida currently looking for someone with previous farm and farmers market experience to fill our CSA Manager position. Duties include CSA member correspondence and organization, farmers markets (2/week), CSA share planning/crop predictions, working with […]
a book about farm workers, Floria and the fast food fruit. Read the Washington Post's review here, the NY Times' here.