Saturday, April 30, 2016

Blue Hill Blondes - A Farmer Story

Blue Hill Blondes John and Betty Tyler sell over 1000lbs of grass-fed USDA beef every year, to restaurants and individuals in Blue Hill, and through These farmers choose to serve smaller markets in order to maintain a one cow per acre quality space ratio. The most important part of their work is keeping the hay dry, the grass healthy and the cows happy.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Consumers to the food rescue! by Grace Burchard

We all know food waste happens; we throw away last week’s leftovers or leave bananas on the kitchen counter until they are black. Wasting food is somehow condoned: “It’s not that much food I’m wasting, right?” The recently released ReFED report, A Roadmap to reduce U.S. Food Waste by 20%, shows that U.S. citizens throw away 27 million tons of food waste every year, which has a value of 144 billion dollars. 
(A Roadmap to reduce U.S. Food Waste by 20%, 2016, p.11)