Monthly Archives: February 2013

SEQUIM GIVES BIRTH TO “NOURISH”

By Carrol Hull, L-FAN A new concept in restaurant dinning, education, and community has come to Sequim.   The parents of this concept, Tanya and Dave, moved to North Olympic Peninsula because of the abundance of high quality, locally produced food … Continue reading

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New Era of Food Scarcity Echoes Collapsed Civilizations

The world is in transition from an era of food abundance to one of scarcity. Over the last decade, world grain reserves have fallen by one third. World food prices have more than doubled, triggering a worldwide land rush and … Continue reading

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Gardening Beyond Reason

“If there is a Zen to gardening it is this simple fact: it’s not about the food, it’s not about the politics, it’s not about the greater good, the health or the DIY collectives; it’s about recovering a piece of … Continue reading

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Cascade Harvest Coalition

From their website: Cascade Harvest Coalition is a non-profit organization dedicated to “re-localizing” the food system in Washington State by more directly connecting consumers and producers. Through our programs and activities, we accomplish this by: Supporting farmers. A healthy food … Continue reading

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“Chasing Ice”

The video “Chasing Ice” captures largest glacier calving ever filmed http://www.youtube.com/embed/hC3VTgIPoGU?rel=0

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Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants Class with Nicole Larson

Class begins with a walk through the meadows, forests and beach of Marrowstone Island to learn about the edible, medicinal and utilitarian uses of plants that grow wild in our bioregion. Participants will learn how to safely identify and ethically … Continue reading

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Local Investing Resource Center

We just learned about the Local Investing Resource Center. “The mission of the Local Investing Resource Center is to help expand local investment into small businesses and nonprofits by creating a website that will support local investors and their networks … Continue reading

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FoodCorps Recruiting Next ‘Class’ to Connect School Kids

This week FoodCorps, a national organization that addresses childhood obesity and food insecurity in underserved communities, opens applications for its third annual class of service members. The selected emerging leaders will dedicate one year of full-time public service in school … Continue reading

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How Walmart Is In The Process Of Strangling Our Food System

Remember, we vote with our wallets every day !!!!          

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