Growing More than Food

by Kathleen Smythe, Advisory Board Member Click here to view this weeks complete newsletter There are many ways in which connections with farmers and food producers can enrich our lives. Our son has benefitted from working at a nearby farm for four summers during high school. If you know of a teenaged child in need 

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More Farmers Coming Soon..

For those of you who have been asking when you’ll be seeing Scott Farm, Lobensteins Farm, and Backyard Orchard, the answer is soon…Early in July, only a few short weeks away! Like many of us, they too have been waiting/watching for there to be enough zucchini, cucumbers – and especially corn and tomatoes – to 

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The Whole Food Story

When we leave our homes in search of food or clothing or services, we tend to assume that the best way to proceed is to look for value, for the best, meaning lowest price for what it is we need or desire. But when we seek out a friend, a church, a partner, or a 

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Introducing Kathleen Smythe

Advisory Board Member XU Professor of History and Sustainability Hello! You might have read some of my thoughts two weeks ago about the early growing season. I will be writing short postings off and on all summer and fall. This week I will briefly introduce myself. I have lived in Madeira since 1998 with my 

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