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8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement. 1.

8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement

From Lawn to Lunch To convert your sunny lawn to a lunch box, remove turf in long, 18-inch strips. Cut the edges of each strip with a sharp-bladed edging tool. While one partner rolls up the grass like a jellyroll, another slices through grass roots with the edging tool. Remove about an inch of rooty soil with the top growth. To compost the strips, layer green sides together, then brown sides together, ending brown-side-up. Make beds 10 to 20 feet long and six to eight feet wide (so you can reach the center from each side). Spread on two or three inches of compost, then set plants about six inches apart, in staggered rows. 2. Some 18 percent of greenhouse gas emissions are caused by meat production. 3. Ten quarts of pumpkin puree in the pantry, and not a jar of tomato sauce left? Plan ahead. Grow Local, Eat Local. FoodRoutes - Where Does Your Food Come From?

iPhone App Find Free Fruit: NeighborhoodFruit.com. Introducing Find Fruit, your mobile companion of NeighborhoodFruit.com!

iPhone App Find Free Fruit: NeighborhoodFruit.com

Locate fruit trees on public land on the go! Looking for local blackberries for a pie? Want to smell fruit blossoms on a romantic walk? Interested to learn fun facts about common edible plants? Want to find fruit on the go in many metropolitan areas nationwide? Find Fruit unlocks cities, enabling you to explore in new ways.

Find Pick-Your-Own Fruit & Veg Farms/Orchards With Canning, Freezing & Preserving Instructions! Find a pick your own farm near you! This website provides local listings of pick your own (also called U-pick or PYO) farms in the United States, Canada, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and other countries. There are crop calendars for each local area to tell you what is available to pick throughout the year, local weather forecasts and really easy illustrated directions to show you how to make jam, jelly, salsa, pickles, spaghetti sauce, applesauce, apple butter and 150 other recipes with step-by-step directions to can, freeze, dry or preserve the harvest.

How to find a Pick-Your-Own farm Whether you call it pick-your-own, PYO or U-pick, it's easy to find one near you! There is a purple "Start here" button (at the top of the left of every page) on the Customer's Menu or on the top right of the header). PYO Farms Outside the U.S. Crop Availability Calendars / Harvest Dates. Eat Well Guide: Local, Sustainable, Organic Food. Find Locally Grown Food.

Local Harvest / Farmers Markets / Family Farms / CSA / Organic Food. Local Food Resources. The John Newberry Elementary School Garden Resource Guide was produced to create a guide that will provide ways in which a school garden can be used as an outdoor experience and to stimulate general interest in the garden.

Local Food Resources

NOTE: These files are large, and it may work best to download one at a time. Intro - 8.4 Mb Math 164 - 14.8 MB Nutrition - 7.8 Mb Read - 21.7 Mb Science - 52.1 Mb Social - 10.3 Mb Writing - 12.3 Mb. Real Milk Finder: Raw Milk Locator. Important Message to All Raw Milk Producers and Consumers: The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF) protects your right to provide and obtain raw milk.

Real Milk Finder: Raw Milk Locator

All raw milk producers should be members of the FTCLDF and we strongly encourage all raw milk consumers to help protect their access to raw milk by becoming consumer members as well. www.farmtoconsumer.org US Listings (Click State Below) | Other CountriesCommercial Availability of Real Milk | Online OrderingImportant Notes about the Listings | How to Add, Update, or Remove a Listing Important Notes about the Listings RAW MILK POLICY STATEMENT: The Weston A. Price Foundation’s goals include promoting a healthy diet for people everywhere, based on natural and traditional foods, and assisting individuals and families in accessing those foods through information, education, and helping to restore the direct relationship between food consumers and food producers.

EarlyBirdsFarms - California Food Business : Earlybird's Place. ASAP Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project: Local Food. US Town Declares Total Food Sovereignty, Opposing State & Federal Laws.