5 Ideas For a Special Easter

02/04/2015

So the holidays are almost here, huh? What we usually do when we have many days-off lined one after the other is to succumb to our escalating levels of laziness and spent all of our free time eating and…

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THE MOST CONTAMINATED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, Part 2

30/08/2013

Hi, dears, here I am with the promised second part on what foods should be avoided at any cost – and the cost is not as high as you might think, actually. As discussed in last week`s article, the good fellas at the Environmental Working Group compile a list of the most contaminated fruits and vegetables. They do it every year and usually tree fruits, berries, leafy greens dominate the list. Last week we published the 12 worst choices you could go for when shopping conventional produce, now let`s…

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VEGGIES FOR EGGIES

09/05/2013

5 funny vegetables you haven`t heard about Or maybe you have. Heard about them. Being the pretty awesome, educated and open-minded person you must be to follow farmhopping here, no doubt you do know more about the world than the average person. But seeing is believing, you know what they say. In this case, hearing about them is not enough, tasting them is what it`s all about. And that you haven`t done, have you :) So after telling you about what is in the veggies we all know, I thought to myself:…

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Ben Raskin On Community Supported Business

08/05/2013

GUEST blog post by BEN RASKIN A group of Thai industry and academic representative came to see us this week, visiting the UK to learn about organic farming and the market here. We took them to visit The Community Farm. This is a community owned organic vegetable growing and distribution company near Bristol. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTX8hbZw0YM&feature=player_embedded#! They were clearly very inspired by what the farm was doing and in the taxi on the way back we were chatting about the…

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Pioneer Farms: Denver Green School Community Farm

03/12/2012

Blog post by David Shapiro Denver Green School Community Farm (managed by Sprout City Farms) is situated in Denver, Colorado, USA. We are an organic 1.1 acre farm on the grounds of a Denver Public School, The Denver Green School.  We grow vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers and sell/donate our produce directly to the school cafeteria, in a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, at farm stands and donate produce to local nonprofit organizations like the African Community Center.  We grow 120…

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