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  • Aspiring farmers find creative ways to succeed

    Aspiring farmers find creative ways to succeed

    Sarahlee Lawrence and Amy Ridout are part of a wave of young farmers determined to remake the American food system.

  • Farm incubators help would-be farmers succeed on their own

    Farm incubators help would-be farmers succeed on their own

    Viva Farms is a "farm incubator" in Washington's Skagit Valley that helps aspiring cash-poor farmers like Nelida Martinez start and successfully operate their own businesses.

  • Hunting deer on a mountain bike

    Hunting deer on a mountain bike

    Two friends go on a fossil-fuel-free deer hunt using mountain bikes.

  • Local food, local loans

    Local food, local loans

    One way to support the local economy is to do so literally -- offering loans as well as customer patronage to your local small businesses.

  • How to play the gardening game

    How to play the gardening game

    Now is the time to get out the seed catalogs and start planning this year's garden.

  • Finally, a burger with a taste of place

    Finally, a burger with a taste of place

    Next time you visit the Grand Canyon, stop in Flagstaff for a delicious Diablo burger made from locally raised organic beef.

  • From grass to grains

    From grass to grains

    The local food growers in Oregon’s Southern Willamette Valley Bean and Grain Project see a unique opportunity in today’s economic crisis.

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