Thyme Fries

April 28, 2017
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Food Sustainability News & Links

Top stories from the week in food sustainability: Antibiotics the next ethical investment battleground (AFR Weekend) How Daily Table Sells Healthy Food To The Poor At Junk Food Prices (Forbes) The Match.com of Seed Saving (Civil Eats) To Help Save the Planet, This Entrepreneur Builds Sustainable Farms in Urban Cities (Entrepreneur)

August 18, 2016
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Cultivating Veteran Farmers, A Q&A with Heroic Food’s Leora Barish

Leora Barish is the founder and executive director of Heroic Food, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preparing and training US military veterans for careers in sustainable farming and food entrepreneurship. Heroic Food’s vision is to improve the health and wellbeing of US military veterans while also helping the nation address its urgent need for new farmers Read More

May 7, 2016
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Arcadia: Open Volunteer Day

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture! Volunteer shifts for the monthly Open Saturday Volunteer Days are from 9am-12pm. You are welcome to stay later if you’d like – there is always more work to be done! This is a great way to get an introduction Read More

November 24, 2015
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Forrest Pritchard – Growing Tomorrow

Pritchard’s Gaining Ground told the spirited story of how he took over his family’s struggling farm. Now a full-time organic farmer, Pritchard regularly speaks, writes, and blogs on “I Support Farmers’ Markets,” about running Smith Meadows, one of the nation’s first sustainable, free-range enterprises. His new book travels throughout the country, celebrating the lives and Read More

Weekend Reading

October 30, 2015
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Weekend Reading

Weekend Reading Serving up this week’s edition of the Best Food Stories from around the web: Edna Lewis and the Roots of American Cooking (Francis Lam) In Defense of the True ‘Cue (Calvin Trillin) Who’s to Judge (New Yorker) The New Caribbean Food Movement (NYT) Freedom from Fries (New Yorker) The Archive of Eating (NYT Food Issue) Read More

October 14, 2015
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Zachari Curtis, Urban Farmer

Zachari Curtis is an entrepreneur, social justice activist, farmer, and a beekeeper. During weekdays, you can find Curtis at Bread for the City, serving as the organization’s Sustainable Agriculture & Community Engagement Manager. On the weekends, or any other time really, Curtis is likely operating as founder and CEO of Good Sense Farm, a D.C. urban farm that produces gourmet mushrooms and Read More

September 24, 2015
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Food in the Garden 2015

The Smithsonian’s 2015 Food in the Garden series concluded last Thursday, September 17, with “How Does Your Garden Grow”, an event that featured a panel discussion on the history and future of garden design, booths and information for home gardeners, and, of course, an array of great food and drinks. All of it was held outdoors in Read More