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By Forrest Pritchard on July 18, 2012
How local is local? Ten miles? One hundred? Straight from your garden? A closer look at what ‘local food’ really means.
By Forrest Pritchard on June 13, 2012
It all comes back to one specific moment…
Posted in Farm | Tagged failed food trucks, farm to restaurant, farmers market, farming failures, food truck, food truck failures, forrest pritchard, grass-fed meats, local food, quitting food truck, retired food truck, smith meadows, takoma park | 40 Responses
By Forrest Pritchard on May 24, 2012
An agriculture student takes an unexpected journey into the world of free-range farming.
Posted in Farm | Tagged agriculture, earthworm castings, earthworms, farm finance, forrest pritchard, free range cattle, free range eggs, free range lamb, free-range, grass-farming, local food | 7 Responses
By Forrest Pritchard on April 26, 2012
Ever leaned up against an old fence post while you chatted with a friend, or simply paused along a roadside fence to admire the view? An old fence row, surprisingly, has much to teach us about economics, shopping at farmers markets, and the food choices we make.
Posted in Farm | Tagged 2012 election, barbed wire, eating locally, farm interns, farmers market, fence building, fence posts, forrest pritchard, local food, new fences, nina planck, supporting local farms, sustainable agriculture, trickle down economics | 1 Response
By Forrest Pritchard on April 18, 2012
Nine hundred free-range chickens, roaming around on pasture… is that an astounding number of hens, or is it all simply relative? A farmer weighs in on perception versus reality in the world of pastured poultry.