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Vote YES on Prop 37 in California

Vote YES on Prop 37 in California

In California, Genetically Modified foods are on the ballot. Should they be labeled or should consumers be left in the dark about what is in their food? My answer is obvious. In this piece, I look at the politics surrounding GMO foods, where the power lies in human and environmental safety regulations, and how labeling is our best shot to return sanity to the food supply. Continue reading

Friends Like These: Harmony Circle Farm

Friends Like These: Harmony Circle Farm

Farmers at heart, Annie and Bob DeCoteau became farmers in practice this year after a string of events placed them on a beautiful plot of land that needed tending. In early July, my family visited them and their five children just outside Putney, Vermont. We learned about permaculture, pastured animals, and rural living. Click through for photos, the kids’ take, and the inspiration you need to switch to properly grown foods. Continue reading

Good Dirt: Small Farm, Big Dreams

Good Dirt: Small Farm, Big Dreams

With no hands-on experience, Dan and Mindy Soulsby have engaged in the ride of their lives: running a small-scale farm to live more sustainably. Having the ability to feed themselves and their neighbors, The Soulsby Farm qualifies as a success. It’s a success they hope to share with others via their non-profit, Project Garden Share. Here is a story of dreams meeting reality gracefully. Continue reading

How to Create a Well Society

I’ve begun writing this on a sunny Sunday afternoon with a light breeze whipping warm air through the apartment.  Sara, Kalia, and I have already taken a walk around the downtown area near the farmers market.  Since our fridge is pretty full, we picked up properly-raised bacon and onion scallions.  The day has been easy, … Continue reading

How to Create a Sick Society

Let’s connect the dots to see how human health takes a back seat to corporate messaging. The Expert Conundrum: Fox in the Hen House Aghast, I watched the following power point by a person in the health and nutrition profession.  She offered Big Agriculture a hit list of folks from the holistic food movement, so … Continue reading

Food Done Right: Why It Matters

Ignorance is the state of not knowing.  There is no shame in being called ignorant, though in our vernacular it has become an insult.  Let us not confuse ignorance with the word “ignoramus,” which is decidedly an insult.  This “Food Done Right” series has been meant to combat ignorance, because once you read these articles … Continue reading

Food Done Right: Places that Do

Live Nakedly’s Food Done Right series is attempting to go interactive.  So, once you read this post, if you know a farm or restaurant that is provides whole, fresh, and earth-honoring foods, please post below with a link to their website.  And say a thing or two about them. Maryland’s Eastern Shore is a microcosm … Continue reading