Our CSA!

CSA season is upon us! Here at GRACE, two coworkers and I are splitting a share from the 14th Street Y CSA. The vegetables are delicious - and quite photogenic - so we decided to document the weekly bounty in a series of slideshows.

Our CSA - Part II

As I wrote in an earlier post, two GRACE coworkers and I are splitting a CSA* share from the 14th Street Y CSA. Interested in seeing what we've been getting? Check out the slideshow for photos of the last six shares.

After The Hurricane: CSAs and the Power of Community

When Hurricane Irene hit New York City on August 28th, turning out to be a nonevent, residents breathed a sigh of relief, but many upstate farms were not so lucky, including Monkshood Nursery, where several Ecocentric bloggers had a CSA membership.

Film Review - The Real Dirt on Farmer John

This documentary tells the story of one farm in Illinois and the man who was responsible for its evolution from a failing single-family farm into a lively and successful community farm.

Where Can You Find Sustainable Food?

You've read about sustainable food and you're ready to make a change, but how do you find it? Here are some resources to help you shop sustainably.

Shop Sustainably

There are many places to buy sustainable food - farmers' markets, CSAs, coops - you can even grow your own. Find out why you should and how to get the best.

Eat Well Guide

Eat Well Guide is a free online directory for anyone in search of locally grown and sustainably produced food in the United States. Search for family farms, restaurants, farmers' markets, grocery stores, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs, U-pick orchards and more.

The Seasonal Food Guide

Welcome to the Seasonal Food Guide, the most comprehensive national database of seasonal food available in the US! We designed the Seasonal Food Guide to help you find out what produce is in season in your state throughout the year.

Be Mine, Sustainable Valentine!

We know Valentine's Day isn't everyone's cup of tea. But who doesn't like love - for yourself, your partner, your friends and yes, the Earth? Here are 8 great ways to celebrate that don't involve lots of cash, plastic junk or greeting card companies.

Our Hero: Jeneen Wiche of the University of Louisville and Swallow Rail Farm

In this Ecocentric Heroes series we shine a light on food, agriculture and sustainability educators in higher education around the US. This installment features the committed, multi-talented professor and farmer, Jeneen Wiche, and shows how she's helping people understand what the sustainable food system is all about.

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