Rogue Valley Farm to School educates children about our food system through hands-on farm and garden programs, and by increasing local foods in school meals. They inspire an appreciation of local agriculture that improves the economy and environment of our community and the health of its members.
by Jocelynn Anderson – MFC Owner & Owner of Well Earth Goods
Grocery hauls are frequently loaded with packaging, plastic, and waste. Learning to avoid this unnecessary trash is an important component of the zero waste lifestyle and helps protect your health and the beautiful planet we live on!
An interview with Jon Steinman, author of Grocery Story – The Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants
1. You interviewed scores of people in communities all over Canada and the USA. What did people value most about their local co-op?
Spare change really adds up! Our new Positive Change program launches January 1st, and is designed to raise money for local non-profit organizations working to better our community.
You probably hear the word “local” a lot these days. What does it bring to mind for you? Maybe businesses owned by your neighbors? Or small family farms? Most of us have an idea of what local means – a personal definition. When we go shopping we might take for granted that the store we’re in has a similar definition.