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Heirloom garlic provides a good future for this couple
Corn, soybeans, and tobacco are big cash crops in Kentucky. But garlic has become a nice crop for Debra Green and her partner, Tom Scanlan. The couple plants approximately 12,000-15,000 garlic bulbs...
If you raise a specialty product, a local chef probably wants it.
Small farmers of specialty produce and livestock can really benefit from positioning their products well. One good way to do this is to approach chefs within your community. Chef David Guas is the...
This micro-creamery specializes in the local touch
Karen and Jake Fairbairn of Arkville, New York, wanted to handle every facet of owning and running a micro-creamery; milking the cows, making gelato mix, and freezing the finished product. Gelato is...
For the Lemke family, the art of cheesemaking is down to a science, and the results are delicious.
If you’ve ever baked with a cake mix, you’re familiar with the work of Daniel Lemke. A chemist, he created the emulsifier, or stabilizer, that makes that mix foolproof. He also has...
This young farmer has big plans for her CSA
Radio interview source: Kate Edwards, Owner, Wild Woods Farm LCL-Long-Show01-2013-February19.mp3 Every year on the 4th of July, Kate Edwards takes a picture with her grandpa in his...
The hardest part is waiting
Radio interview source: Jim Wallace, Cheese Making Expert, New England Cheese Making Supply Company ...
You don't need a large facility to pasteurize small amounts of dairy
Radio interview source: Tom Gilbert, Director of Sales and Marketing, Bob White Systems Listen to the radio mp3 or read below All milk that is bought at the grocery store has been...
Be sure to make enough food because the neighbors will come running
Radio interview source: Ken Theobald, Owner, Maine Grilling Woods Listen to the radio mp3 or read below You don't need a smoker to flavor meats. You can do the same thing with your gas...
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Watermelon ice, blackberry cream cheese pie, plus super double-duty smoothies! Get the recipes here to satisfy your sweet tooth!
Community food systems support the farm and feed the neighbors
Radio interview source: Travis Marcotte, Executive Director, Intervale Center Listen to the radio mp3 or read below Maybe you'd like to see a farmers' market in town, or a different...