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What were you selling at 16?

What were you selling at 16?

I sold macchiatos at Starbucks in Barnes & Noble. Wish I’d had the opportunity to grow and sell organic produce like these teens in the Cultiva Youth CSA program run by Growing Gardens, a Boulder, Colorado-based urban agriculture education non-profit. Read the article at the…

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Saying “I do” to organic farming: A vow of poverty?

Saying “I do” to organic farming: A vow of poverty?

I was inspired to connect with filmmaker Casey Beck whose new film The Organic Life was just released for this Organic Connections interview. Beck documents her husband’s choice to become an organic vegetable farmer with a small operation in California. Will the physically demanding days,…

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Delicious Living: September 2012 Organic Issue

Delicious Living: September 2012 Organic Issue

September is is ripe, literally, with fresh foods but also with new ideas (school’s in!), so it seems the perfect time to revisit the whys and hows of ecologically sensitive farming. Why do I love organic? Learn a few of the most surprising reasons, including…

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