The Perfect Spring Dinner: Miso Lamb Chops

Miso and lamb chops – that combination of words, flavors, and images can bring one up short. When I hear “miso” I immediately think of sushi and a small bowl of broth. And the thought of lamb chops never connects me to Japan and Japanese cuisine. However in Japan, lamb chops are as much of a special treat as they are here in the US. It turns out that miso, sesame, garlic, and ginger are a great combination to give a terrific flavor to the tender chops.
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Traveling the Lentil Underground

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One more stop on the Lentil Underground, Seattle’s Town Hall hosted Liz Carlisle, author of the book Lentil Underground, and farmer/businessman David Oien, CEO and co-owner of Timeless Seeds/Timeless Natural Food, as they work their way across the US introducing – and reintroducing – consumers and chefs to these amazing little seeds.
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Joel Salatin: Real Farmers Apply the Principles of Ecology

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Finally we are hearing it from real farmers. We need to re-discover “The Principles of Ecology” and apply them — NOW!
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Miguel Altieri at the International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition

Miguel Altieri

Far from a useless pursuit, agroecology simply delivers farming science at an appropriate scale without delusions of instant power and wealth. And when left to mature, agroecology programs can be rewarding to all involved.
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If SMALL is Beautiful, Why Has BIG Taken Over the World?

Even as we face globalization (and standardization) of nearly every element of our lives, including the food we eat, there are between 25 and 27 million small and medium independent companies working separately to deliver us diversity and quality. It’s time we recognized the value that these businesses deliver to us, and to our communities.
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Man in the Maze

Throughout the U.S. borderlands, a diverse group of people have come up with innovative solutions to mend our broken food system.
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To Save Our Wild and Native Seafood, We Have to Eat It

If you live on the East Coast, West Coast, or Gulf Coast or even the Great Lakes, and if you’ve looked closely at the fish in your local supermarket – regardless of where you live – chances are you’ll find your fish originates from just about anywhere else in the world.
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American Catch by Paul Greenberg

In American Catch, award-winning author Paul Greenberg tells the surprising story of why Americans stopped eating from their own waters.
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Pete Knutson, Small Boat Fisherman

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Pete Knutson, owner of Loki Fish Company, discusses his path to becoming a direct-marketing fisherman.
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Farming in the 21st Century

A newly-released e-book explores a farm owned and managed by two engineers who combine traditional low-tech methods of animal husbandry with high-tech, solar-powered solutions. Download your free copy here.
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