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MoCo Food Council Seeks Coordinator

Montgomery Countryside Alliance (MCA) is involved in the effort to start a Food Council that will work to strengthen our local food system.  The Council will consist of all local food stakeholders- Farmers, Consumers, Retail Outlets, Farmers Markets, Local Government, Civic Organizations, Restaurants, and others. Coordinator for Food Council – Montgomery …

(Very) Hot Summer Days

In spite of the heat, we haven’t slowed down! ECO has installed a wind turbine that will be hooked up and generate electricity in the future to supplement our supply of energy on cloudy days. For now we have been getting enough energy from the solar panels alone to power everything we need. However, the wind turbine would add more reliable power …

Joel Salatin on Growing Food Organically

Can we provide the world’s food by growing organically? Joel Salatin thinks so – here’s why… Truth No. 1: Nearly half the world’s edible food never gets eaten. It spoils in warehouses, never gets picked, bouncing along during long distance transportation it gets rejected due to slight blemishes or goes into the garbage due …