A collaboration tool for local growers and others to collaborate on developing the local food economy.
Hope all is well. I am still grow and selling heirloom and organic vegetable plants.Here is what I have ready . Also I can grow to order.So if you need anything or know someone who does let me know Thanks
I have these available:
25) Sweet 2 inch
50) Carbon 4 inch
My name is Amy Allen and this blog is an appeal to avid gardeners and members of Placer County for help in leading gardening/sustainability workshops at the new Community Gardens at Sierra Christian Church in Loomis. On April 14th, there will be a grand opening event bringing together local vendors, live music and non-profit organizations such as the Gathering Inn, Placer food bank and the local chapter of Heifer International.
THIS IS A COPY OF AN EMAIL NOTICE FROM WNC SPECIALTY CROP INSTITUTE TO DAN MACON OF FLYING MULE FARM THAT CAME TO US FROM KATHRYN MACROBERTS [THUS THE NETWORK WORKS!]:
Merry Christmas! Yes, THE Eliot Coleman is coming to Reno.Advance information is being sent to our WNC subscribers as seating is limited, and we anticipate these workshops will sell out. Please register early if you plan to attend.
WNC Specialty Crop Institute presents:
Monthly Discussion Forum
Local Food Movement / Wellness
Presentations from Nevada County
November 15, 2011
This is a link to website information on the Nevada City Botanical Medicine Convergence this coming weekend, and an excerpt from the material:
Botanical Medicine Convergence
Nevada City Botanical Convergence : November 4– 6.
This is an excerpt from an email notice provided by Julie Guagliardo:
Food Safety & Sustainable Agriculture. It takes place on Friday, Nov. 4 at
the State Theater in Auburn,
7:30 PM. You could get CE hours for attending.
The Local Food Movement group met briefly on October 18, 2011 at 5:00pm before the regular October PlacerSustain monthly meeting. We took a look at the Mission/Purpose and Principles statement that is being developed for the Placer County Economic Development Collaborative as an example of the type of material that we may develop for the Local Food (including Wellness) Movement effort. [The ED Collaborative material will be published shortly]
iGrow is a Sonoma County collaborative that includes a registry for active gardens, gardening information, links to its counterpart health initiative (iWalk), a connection to a Food System Alliance, and so on. Check it out. Here is an excerpt from their "About Us" material:
The Food Project is a community initiative in Massachusetts that includes youth programs, and urban and rural gardening. THE SITE [Here is the link] contains research papers, videos, and links to detailed downloadable Manuals. Here is an excerpt from their "About Us" page:
THIS IS AN EXCERPT FROM THE COMMUNITY FOOD ENTERPRISE WEBSITE INFORMATION, WHICH INCLUDES LINKS TO A REPORT CONTAINING 24 CASE STUDIES OF LOCALLY OWNED FOOD ENTERPRISES:
In the spring of 2008, we put out the call for innovative examples of “community food
THESE ARE SUGGESTIONS MADE TO A LOCAL RESTAURANT ABOUT JOINING PLACERSUSTAIN AND OPPORTUNITIES TO GET INVOLVED IN OUR COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY NETWORK. APPLICABLE TO OTHER RESTAURANTS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES.
[THIS IS AN EXCERPT FROM THE SACOG WEBSITE MATERIALS ON THEIR RURAL URBAN CONNECTIONS STRATEGY. SACGO CO-SPONSORED A FORUM ON DECEMBER 10, 2010. HERE IS THE "HOMEPAGE" FOR THIS EFFORT. THIS PAGE CONTAINS LINKS FOR VIDEO STREAMING AND DOWNLOADS ON THE MAJOR PRESENTATIONS MADE DURING THE DECEMBER FORUM. PLACER COUNTY NATURAL RESOURCE INTERESTS, INCLUDING AGRICULTURE, HAVE A REAL STAKE IN REGIONAL RURAL URBAN STRATEGIES.