Category Archives: Organic

K.M.K. Farms Tour Part II

When I left off last time, Kyle was just gathering a group together for a tour.  I walked up as he was describing how they’d started off with just the avocado grove that’s in the background of this shot.  Taking … Continue reading

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K.M.K. Farms Tour Part I

This is the first of a set of long-overdue posts on our tour of K.M.K Farms back on May 6. The day was a combination open house and 10th farming anniversary celebration for Michele and Kyle. Michele had long ago … Continue reading

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Food Miles Study: Read it Carefully

There was a study released by researchers at the University of Alberta this week that I read about and thought, “Well, I expect the point will be promptly missed on that.” The study compared the cost of food miles for … Continue reading

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T & D Willey Farm Tour, Part 2

I managed to resist diving headlong into the basil, thank goodness, and had my wits about me again by the time we got to the tomatoes. (One thing I forgot to mention yesterday – my father-in-law took these shots, as … Continue reading

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T & D Willey Farm Tour, Part 1

Or: We Find Out Where Our Food Comes From On Saturday morning of Memorial Day weekend, we headed up to Madera with Chimp’s parents for T&D Willey’s farm tour. It was a beautiful temperate sunny day, even a little cool … Continue reading

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The Food News Roundup

How Eating Local Changes Food Distribution The May Eat Local Challenge is over – while it was wrapping up, the Philadelphia Inquirer ran this story about local food resources near Philadelphia. Marion Nestle Helps Us Choose Marion Nestle has a … Continue reading

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Fresno Filmworks Farming Flick

Tonight as part of the Fresno Filmworks’ second annual film festival, we have on offer The Real Dirt on Farmer John. You can bet I’ll be there.

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