I Love Cast-Iron Cookware
    September 10, 2010
    I Love Cast-Iron Cookware

    I started using cast-iron cookware about four years ago, after my son came home from an overnight at a friend’s house and asked why I didn’t cook with cast iron. His friend’s mom had cooked him …

    My Favorite Seafood: Sustainable
    September 9, 2010
    My Favorite Seafood: Sustainable

    It’s hard for me not to get despondent as I learn more and more about the plight of the world’s oceans. In many ways we’ve made our oceans garbage dumps, polluting them with trash and toxic chem…

    perspectives-fightglobalwar
    September 8, 2010
    Fight Global Warming by Eating Lower on the Food Chain

    I worry a lot about global warming — ice caps melting; temperatures rising; more frequent and severe droughts, floods, and storms; more pests; and the increased spread of infectious diseases. The sc…

    Nothing Tastes like Food You’ve Grown Yourself
    September 7, 2010
    Nothing Tastes like Food You’ve Grown Yourself

    It’s Sunday night, and as I reflect upon a weekend of great meals, I realize that what made them extra special was the food we harvested from our little garden. On Saturday I dug out some baby red a…

    So Many Important Reason to Chose Organic
    September 6, 2010
    So Many Important Reasons to Choose Organic

    I’ve been an organic farmer for more than 26 years, and I’m so gratified that growing food without synthetic chemicals is no longer regarded as a crazy occupation. Now, many people believe that ch…

    Scrumptious Coconut-Crusted Salmon Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Scrumptious Coconut-Crusted Salmon Recipe

    This coconut-crusted salmon is the kind of fish dish that’s seen on menus at high-end restaurants, yet this recipe is surprisingly easy. It’s quick enough to whip up any time you crave a special t…