In part 3 of our series, Tom Stearns explains how High Mowing Seeds grows more than 1000 varieties of vegetables, fruit, herbs and flowers for home gardeners and commercial growers to evaluate ones that thrive…
In the United States, we spend about 9% of our disposable income on our food. Thirty years ago that number was 15%, and seventy years ago that number was more than 25%. Industrial farming and massive distribution networks have lowered…
Last summer, Vermont's own Magic Hat installed technology that converts brewery waste into natural gas that can power the brewery itself. The technology has also help the brewery shave $2 off the cost of each barrel brewed. Great beer doing good things.
Thanks to everyone who helped to make "Hug Your Farmer: A Night of Music To Benefit Pete's Greens" an epic night! We raised $26,000, all of which will go towards Pete's rebuild and recovery. If you missed out on buying a 'Hug Your Farmer' t-shirt or limited edition screen printed poster, you can buy one by clicking on the 'Buy Now' banner on LTT's home page.
[Update: 1/31/11 We're pleased to announce the show is sold out.] In the spirit of community that helps to make Vermont a special place, we've organized a benefit concert for our friends at Pete's Greens at Higher Ground next Thursday (Feb. 3rd), with 100% of ticket sales going to the farm's rebuild and recovery. The all-star lineup includes Page McConnell and Jon Fishman of Phish, along with some of Vermont's best local musicians. The event is presented by Love Tomorrow Today and Select Design, with additional support from Healthy Living and Gardener's Supply..