Microgreens are becoming the rage at local farmers' markets. Some are even calling them the "new kale". Farmer Mark interviews Farmer Joe of MicrogreensLA about why he thinks they are such an amazing superfood.
A foodie experience beyond words - being a delegate at Slow Food Nations 2017 in Denver. From a hands-on sourdough starter workshop, hearing a passionate talk from the founder of the movement (Carlo Petrini) and experiencing Alice Water's vision of school lunch as an academic endeavor. Join the Slow Food movement!
A recruiting visit to the Rancho La Familia organic farm located in Santa Maria, CA (160 miles north of Los Angeles). Had the pleasure of a guided tour from the female farm owner herself, Virginia Cortez.
There is not much more enjoyable than a farm tour. It is a great feeling to see the pride in a farmer’s eyes as they show off the land on which they grow food. It is also a humbling and grounding experience to see all that is involved in the start of the farm to plate journey. Learn about our visit to Black Sheep Farms of Riverside.
There are many tips and tricks to smart shopping at the farmers’ market. These tips allow you to get the biggest bang for your buck, and have the best experience possible. We’re letting you in on a few of our top tips. Keep these in mind next time your shopping at your local farmers’ market.
Food plays a huge role in health and well-being, so it is important to get the quality you deserve. Frustratingly, it’s often difficult to get questions answered from your local restaurant or grocery store. I know my questions to waiters are often received with a glare of inconvenience. Fortunately, the local farmers’ market is a different story.
We can always use a friendly reminder that the earth is our home, and we should do everything we can to treat it as best we can. Below are 10 simple easy tips that you and your family can follow to help make the earth a healthier place.