This week we put the spotlight on two New York based businesses: Brooklyn Grange and Yennicott Oysters, two companies who celebrate farming traditions while providing delicious food for their communities. Brooklyn Grange operates the world’s largest rooftop soil farms occupying three roofs in New York City growing more than 80,000 lbs of organically-cultivated produce per year. Yennicott Oysters preserves the tradition of oyster farming on the North Fork of Long Island. Oysters are restorati...
To celebrate our anniversary, Lupa Osteria Romana is host a four-course family-style meat tasting highlighting twelve different heritage breeds....
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But more young people are signing on to this line of work than in past decades because of a growing demand for better food. Perhaps no other two organizations have done more to support this important trend than 4-H Youth Development Organization and FFA (Future Farmers of America).
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By Katy Keiffer At the National Food Policy Conference in Washington DC in May 2012, a panel was convened to discuss the use of antibiotics in animal feed, a longstanding practice in industrial livestock production. For reasons that are still not clearly understood, the use of sub-therapeutic antibiotics in animal production spurs accelerated growth, a […]
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