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Category: Voices in local food

ABOUT THE 50 VOICES IN LOCAL FOOD SERIES

Food is simple, but food systems issues get complex very quickly.

50 Voices of Local Food helps you get a better understanding of local food from those who know it best. In this series MyFreshLocal will talk to people engaged in local food in many different ways. Farmers, chefs and restaurant owners, lawyers, legislators, artisan producers – name a segment of the food system and you’ll find those folks in 50 Voices series.

Hydroponics, know your food, and starting a farm: Farmer Jeff Barton
Hydroponics, know your food, and starting a farm: Farmer Jeff Barton

 

You know those places where you go and you feel a sense of calm and peace? Where…

Ag-gag laws, vertical integration, and the perfect strawberry: Attorney Jason Foscolo
Ag-gag laws, vertical integration, and the perfect strawberry: Attorney Jason Foscolo

 

If you think law is a boring subject – let’s face it, some people do – then…

Foraging, charcuterie, and celebrating local ingredients: Chef Beau Vestal
Foraging, charcuterie, and celebrating local ingredients: Chef Beau Vestal

 

A chef’s life is a busy life. Beau Vestal’s workday starts around 10 am; he’s usually in…

Local food choices, dealing with diabetes, and more: Food blogger Sarah Scalet
Local food choices, dealing with diabetes, and more: Food blogger Sarah Scalet

(Illustration: "How the grocery store feels when you’re shopping for someone with diabetes" by Sarah Scalet)

 

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