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Final reflexions: Urban settings

Jul 29th, 2014 | By

Watch my video: This is Salvi. He is from the Bronx NY. During these eight weeks of FoodWorks we have explored the big topics of Local and Organic food, of which the State of Vermont has historically been a strong leader. We have listened to people talk about their initiatives and strategies to push for more local, organic and sustainable. In the end, the discourse about food here is the same as about decision-making: it has to come up from the grassroots and be healthy  […]

Gardening and therapy. A ramble.

Jun 25th, 2014 | By

“They esteem farming as both a practical art and spiritual discipline.” Gardening is therapeutic as they all say. And it is. Tending to a bed of flowers or vegetables and watching they grow is satisfying because you see the results of either your own work or collaborative work. I feel privileged to work all Summer long at the Middlebury College Organic Farm; it is hard work but mon dieu is it stress free! Farming/gardening is an art in the sense that it requires a set  […]