Summer is winding down but the harvest season is just beginning. Crops are plentiful and we’re busy preserving all of nature’s bounty!
If you are a Sustainable Chick, it’s also time to catch up on what’s new and innovative in the farm to table movement. This month we have updates on gardening as therapy, pro tips for shopping your farmers market and how oysters are fueling sustainable waterways. Read on!
What’s On Our August Farm-to Table Bookshelf:
August Farm-to-Table Trends:
Resorts’ rooftop garden takes farm-to-table to a higher level – A great example of the rooftop to table restaurant trend.
Leaving Academia to Become a First-Generation Farmer – Chris Holman gave up on a Ph.D. in world languages to start a farm in Wisconsin.
Surprising use for fresh herbs: Emeril’s Apple Tarragon Granita recipe – Recipe and insight into this fresh trend.
8 Pro Tips for Shopping Your Farmers Market – Benefit from these insider tips on how to make the most of your budget and time.
Chefs launch Urban Seed to offer homegrown produce – Good example for a community-based farm-to-table gardening effort.
The Oyster’s Mighty Comeback Is Creating Cleaner U.S. Waterways – Interesting insight on how oysters are connected to the farm-to-table movement.
Gardening as Therapy, Even for PTSD – Can gardening could keep your brain fit?
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