Supporting Farmers, Eating Local Food

Folks, it ain’t normal to rely on unsustainable, inhumane industrial food. It’s time to return to normal, seasonal eating and local food from time-tested farming methods.



Growing Power in Milwaukee
Will Allen (right) shows off rich vermicompost to students at Growing Power in Milwaukee. Allen modeled his system after nature, and the only input from outside the garden is kitchen waste.
MICHAEL KIENITZ
Local Food Garden in Philadelphia
A garden in Philadelphia puts formerly unused space to work growing food.
PHOTO: JIM SCHNOBRICH
Rooftop Gardens
Rooftop gardens make good use of empty space.
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Front Yard Farm
Why grow grass in your front yard when you can grow food for yourself and your neighbors?
CAREY KIRK
Grow Food on Unused Land
Growing food and flowers in waste space is an old custom we should revive.
JOEL CATCHLOVE
Joel Salatin
Joel Salatin is a third-generation family farmer in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
ANA SOFIA JOANES
Rooftop Garden
A rooftop garden at South Bank Centre in London puts dead space to work.
FOTOLIA/NICKOS
Chickens at Growing Power
Growing Power chickens scratch up compost, helping it decompose.
GROWING POWER
Folks, This Ain't Normal
From farmer Joel Salatin’s point of view, life in the 21st century just ain’t normal. In “Folks, This Ain’t Normal,” he discusses how far removed we are from the simple, sustainable joy that comes from living close to the land and the people we love. 
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