disparity to parity: balancing the scales
WEBINAR: strategizing to achieve racial justice, curb corporate capture, diversify farming, and steward land & water by updating supply management & fair prices. The divisions between rich and poor, rural and urban, Black and White, landed and landless, Main Street and Wall Street look as wide today in the U.S. as they have ever been. To understand […]
food hubs in the rural west
Can food hubs boost rural farming economies? Lyndsey Gilpin, 21 April 2016, High Country News Their idea was to use the building as a community food hub: Local farmers pay a fee to the organization to bring their food to the school building, where it’s sold wholesale at an affordable price for consumers. That way, […]
a discussion of food hubs!
via Orion. Listen HERE The local food movement has grown by leaps and bounds, but needs new infrastructure to reach its true potential. In the November/December 2013 edition of Orion, award-winning food writer Rowan Jacobsen reported on one exciting solution to the challenge—food hubs (see "From Farm to Table"). He was joined by a panel […]