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In Quest of a World Food Plan: Part 2

This article was originally written by Theresa Marquez and Jerome McGeorge and published in 2010 on Organic Sense, Organic Valley’s first blog. We humans have been eating forever. For all of us food and nutrition begins in the womb. Our mother connects us with our first food memories. For a woman, what is more satisfying …

August 25th, 2016  |  Published in Food & Ag Issues, From the Rootstock Vault, WomenShare


The Bees

Photo courtesy of Kamil Porembinski. Editor’s Note: We’ve gone on a search-and-rescue mission to find amazing stories and essays published in earlier print editions of Rootstock. Today’s throwback, “The Bees” was written by David Kline for the Fall 2007 edition of Rootstock. I had a pleasant surprise the other week. I opened the bee hive and …

August 13th, 2015  |  Published in Featured Post, From the Rootstock Vault


Fireflies Over Evening Fields

Photo courtesy of Tarah Dawdy. Editor’s Note: We’ve gone on a search-and-rescue mission to find amazing stories and essays published in earlier print editions of Rootstock. Today’s throwback, “Fireflies Over Evening Fields” by Michel Nischan was written for the 2003 edition of Rootstock. How do you write about someone so wonderful, whose passing will leave a deep …

July 16th, 2015  |  Published in Featured Post, From the Rootstock Vault


We The Farmers

Editor’s Note: We’ve gone on a search-and-rescue mission to find amazing stories and essays published in earlier print editions of Rootstock. Today’s throwback, “We The Faremers” was written for the 2005 edition of Rootstock. Preamble Whereas how we eat determines how the Earth is used, and Whereas the act of growing food should not contaminate water, deplete …

July 2nd, 2015  |  Published in Featured Post, From the Rootstock Vault


What do baseball and dairy farming have in common?

Editor’s Note: We’ve gone on a search-and-rescue mission to find amazing stories and essays published in earlier print editions of Rootstock. Today’s throwback, “What do baseball and dairy farming have in common?” was written by Amanda Smith for the Spring 2008 edition of Rootstock. As springtime hits the countryside, and baseball season comes into full swing, …

June 18th, 2015  |  Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, From the Rootstock Vault


5 really, really nice things you can do for your cows

Editor’s Note: We’ve gone on a search-and-rescue mission to find amazing stories and essays published in earlier print editions of Rootstock. Today’s throwback, “5 really, really nice things you can do for your cows” was written by Andy Radtke for the Spring 2008 edition of Rootstock. 1. Rub your hands together vigorously before milking. Please. There is …

June 2nd, 2015  |  Published in Featured Post, From the Rootstock Vault


Meet Kathleen Merrigan Mother of Organic

Editor’s Note: We’ve gone on a search-and-rescue mission to find amazing stories and essays published in earlier print editions of Rootstock. Today’s throwback, “Meet Kathleen Merrigan Mother of Organic” was written by Theresa Marquez for the Spring 2008 edition of Rootstock. Some of us old-timers still remember the early days (late 80’s) of lobbying for a federally …

May 7th, 2015  |  Published in Featured Post, From the Rootstock Vault, WomenShare


Bringing Food to Earth Day (And Every Day!)

Editor’s Note: We’ve gone on a search-and-rescue mission to find amazing stories and essays published in earlier print editions of Rootstock. Today’s throwback, “Bringing Food to Earth Day (And Every Day!)” was written by Sandra Steingraber for the Spring 2006 edition of Rootstock. Say the word Thanksgiving and what images come to mind? How about Fourth …

April 16th, 2015  |  Published in Earth Dinner, Featured Post, From the Rootstock Vault


Research Makes It Clear: Organic food is best for people and the planet

Editor’s Note: We’ve gone on a search-and-rescue mission to find amazing stories and essays published in earlier print editions of Rootstock. Today’s throwback, “Research Makes It Clear: Organic food is best for people and the planet” was written by Dan Sullivan for the Spring 2009 edition of Rootstock. More than 65 years ago, organic farming …

April 3rd, 2015  |  Published in Featured Post, From the Rootstock Vault


Food Wisdom and the Feminine: Soul Food from a Farm Girl

Editor’s Note: We’ve gone on a search-and-rescue mission to find amazing stories and essays published in earlier print editions of Rootstock. Today’s throwback, “Food Wisdom and the Feminine: Soul Food from a Farm Girl” was written by Sarah Holm for the Fall 2010 edition of Rootstock. Finished with my garden, I picked up my basket filled with …

March 20th, 2015  |  Published in Featured Post, From the Rootstock Vault, WomenShare


 
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