Covid-19 and Our Food System

Self-quarantine and “Stay-at-Home” orders are stressing supply chains to breaking and it’s getting hard to even find staples like flour and sugar. Montana grains, meats, and cheeses are now available online so you can have the basics delivered.

At GoodFood World we absolutely believe in seeking out and eating the very best in regionally grown and harvested meat, fish, grain, dairy, produce, and other foodstuffs. We are committed to spotlighting growers and producers whose food is healthy, nutritious, and delicious.

Double X Bar Ranch – Stewards of the Land

A descendant of generations of Montana ranchers and farmers, Tim Dusenberry, owner and operator of Double X Bar Ranch, is the steward of nearly 600 acres of farmland where he raises 135 head of beef cattle, 40+ pigs, and uncounted laying hens just a few miles from the city limits of Helena.

Johnson’s Nursery and Gardens

If you were to eat a dinner consisting only of Montana’s top agricultural products, here’s what you’d have in front of you: steak, a potato (no butter or sour cream, sorry), a big piece of bread, a cold glass of beer, and a piece of black cherry pie. What happened to that salad or side serving of veggies?

The Science and Black Art of Product Pricing (Webinar)

In this webinar, Gail Nickel-Kailing, an experienced food marketing professional, gives a strategic business approach to pricing new products and new variations on current products. Gail explains how to price strategically to offer your product at a logical and competitive price point.

By working through a detailed worksheet, you’ll analyze all the “total cost” of producing your food product: ingredients, labor, packaging, overhead, and margins (your profit, a distributor’s profit, and the retailer’s profit).

Farm to Table by Darryl Benjamin and Lyndon Virkler (2016)

In Farm to Table, Darryl Benjamin and Chef Lyndon Virkler explore how the farm-to-table philosophy is pushing back modern, industrialized food production and moving beyond isolated “locavore” movements into a broad and far-reaching coalition of farmers, chefs, consumers, policy advocates, teachers, institutional buyers, and many more all working to restore healthful, sustainable, and affordable food for everyone.

Price: $10, Free Shipping, Used – Like New

The American Family Farm by Hans Halberstadt (1996)

This stroll down memory lane presents the sights, sounds, and experiences of life on the American farm from the early 19th century to today. It takes you through the seasons and all phases of farm life, from plowing and planting to surviving the brutal winters. Price: $10, Free Shipping, Used – Like New

Growing a Garden City by Jeremy N. Smith (2010)

This book demonstrates that growing food, the most ancient of occupations, can address very modern social problems, from poverty and addiction to the sense of disconnection that is so destructive a part of contemporary life. Price: $12, Free Shipping, Used – Like New