Articles About local food :: Page 2

  • Create the power to grow

    Urban farmer Will Allen will speak at next weekend’s Food Power Summit in Fairborn on how to get real food back into communities. (Submitted photo)

    Local food has many meanings, but to Bob Jurick, having access to food locally is a social justice issue. People should be able to walk or drive a couple of blocks and buy fresh, healthy food at a reasonable cost.

  • The village is breaking out in hives

    Brian Johnson checked in on one of his hives on a recent warm afternoon, when the bees would be happy enough to let him take a peek. Lifting up a comb on a top-bar hive on Yellow Springs-Fairfield Pike, Johnson said the honey is forming well and will soon be ready to harvest. Johnson is one of a growing group of local beekeepers. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Thanks to village beekeepers, the town’s flowering trees and vegetation might be healthier, backyard gardens more productive and fruit trees more fruitful.

  • Waxing sustainable for the sake of the bees

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    Bees and bee keeping practices are the topic of several events in the village this week.

  • A kind of meals on wheels, but Indian, and local

    A homemade Indian dinner to go.

    A local offering of food in the spirit of sharing could turn a gift into a community of givers.

  • Local farmers’ markets to screen sustainable agriculture film

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    The Winter and Summer Farmer’s Markets are jointly sponsoring a free local screening of FRESH. See the trailer.

  • “Radical” farm takes root

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    Amy Batchman started Radical Roots Farm outside of Yellow Springs with big plans for the seven-acre homestead.

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