18 Questions with Zach Wolf

Zach Wolf is a true agriculture Renaissance man. From championing Biodynamic® agriculture to directing farm operations for the School of Social Change and serving as a Research Fellow at the Nature Institute -- if it has to do with the land, he’s the person to...

18 Questions with Bob Quinn

This month we are featuring one of our first eco-mavens, Bob Quinn about his life as a regenerative organic farmer, and now a first-time author!  Bob’s book Grain by Grain “A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Food” is not only getting rave reviews, but...

Grain by Grain: Changing the Future of Food for a Bigger Purpose

Published by Island Press, Grain by Grain is available at Barnes & Noble, Amazonand local bookstores. Bob’s book tour dates can be found at:https://www.facebook.com/pg/bobquinnorganicfarmer/events/ Much has been said about food, and while changes are being made, there’s still a long way to go in recognizing the real consequences...

How Day Light Saving Benefits Our Day to Day

When daylight saving comes to mind most people’s immediate thoughts are “Yes! An hour longer today!”, “more sunlight!”, or “now it is dark when I wake up!” But the truth is there are many more reasons why daylight savings is good for our day to...

FEBRUARY 18 QUESTIONS WITH SARA SPERRY

    What is your name? Sara Sperry   What is your occupation? Founder of FARM to KIDS   Do you have a "green" memory growing up? Many.  For the first 5 years of my life we did not have electricity, when I was younger I use to be embarrassed by...

Best Farm-to-Table Meal in Cuba

The minute you walk into “El Paraiso” in Vinales, Rachel, who runs the restaurant and farm with her father, greets you with the biggest smile. Part farm and restaurant, El Paraiso sits on a hill overlooking the valley - and has been voted the number...

National Farmer’s Day!

Today is National Farmer's Day! With our recent trip to various sustainable farms, including a rooftop farm in Brooklyn, we're continuously researching and trying to learn more about modern day, sustainable farming and agriculture. Here are a few of our recent favorites in the realm of...

3 Different Types of Farming

Day 4 on our Sustainable Farming Program was a trip all the way out the Pennsylvania to visit Bright Farms. Bright Farms builds and operates green house farms that grow produce by hydroponic farming. Hydroponic farming...

McEnroe Organic Farm

Day 3: McEnroe Organic Farm Our second stop on the Sustainable Farming Program with the Natural Gourmet Institute was a visit to McEnroe Organic Farm in Millerton, New York. McEnroe Organic Farm is made up of over 1,100 acres of fields, animals and greenhouses, all certified organic, as...