For over a 10 years, family-owned and operated Swaggerty’s Farm has fully commited itself to excellent and cultivating a society of food stuff security. KODAK, Tenn., Dec. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Swaggerty’s Farm scores the optimum AA Certification in BRC World wide Foodstuff Security criteria. With 2022 marking 10 yrs in a row and the eleventh consecutive greatest score. Scoring an A, the greatest grade from BRC in 2013 to 2014, a few moments with two scores in 2014 and […]

By TAYLOR SHOOK, The Fayetteville Observer SANFORD, N.C. (AP) — While some can only dream of swapping their weekly grocery trip for growing their own food, Alexandria and David Rye made it their reality about two years ago when they purchased an abandoned horse farm in Sanford. They bought the eight-acre property in pursuit of better-quality food for themselves and their five children. The self-proclaimed “homesteaders in training” raise poultry and goats, grow gardens, keep beehives, bake sourdough and teach […]

Almost 90% of the $540bn in global subsidies given to farmers every year are “harmful”, a startling UN report has found. This agricultural support damages people’s health, fuels the climate crisis, destroys nature and drives inequality by excluding smallholder farmers, many of whom are women, according to the UN agencies. The biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions, such as beef and milk, received the biggest subsidies, the report said. These are often produced by large industrialised groups that are best […]

September traditionally brings us the usual “back to school” doldrums, but for the Garden State, our season of fresh fun is still going strong. Farm stands continue to brim with an abundance of options at the tail end of summer. The recipes are ripe with best of nature’s offerings in New Jersey. Photo courtesy of Getty Images Jersey is the proud parent of the tomato, zucchini and homegrown eggplant. Put these together with a few other ingredients, and you have […]

This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author’s own. WESTCHASE, FL — Fat Beet Farm Kitchen and Bakery has re-opened following a summer break. Located between Westchase and Oldsmar at 13830 W. Hillsborough Ave., just before Hillsborough Avenue turns into Tampa Road at Race Track Road, Fat Beet Farm Kitchen and Bakery offers is now inviting Tampa Bay residents to try the ultimate farm-to-table experience. The talented culinary team has created a delicious […]