Our Local Food Journey comes to an end

Our Local Food Journey comes to an end

All journeys must come to an end, and so it is with this one.

With a great deal of sadness, I must inform you that WPSU Local Food Journey is ceasing publication as of today. This is the blog’s final post, and it’s probably the hardest one I’ve had to write. First off, I want to thank all who have read our posts over the years. I also want to thank our writers, who have volunteered to share their expertise with all of us. And finally, I want to thank all of the farmers, prepared food producers, restauranteurs, and others who allowed me to share their stories.

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{name} Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 01/31, 2018 at 03:57 PM

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Winter isn’t a quiet time at the farm

Winter isn’t a quiet time at the farm

It’s too cold for anything to grow or harvest at the farm. Most of the to-do list requires going outdoors. What to do? How about sitting by the fire, eating dark chocolate bonbons, and finishing a fascinating biography of Millard Fillmore to its exciting conclusion?

Alert readers will detect the faint whiff of irony and sarcasm in that introduction. You would be correct. So what might there be to do in late January and early February at Jade Family Farm?

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{name} Posted by James Eisenstein on 01/31, 2018 at 03:30 PM

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Get the taste of garden season right now by growing herbs indoors

Get the taste of garden season right now by growing herbs indoors

Here we are, in the dead of winter, and garden harvests seem at least a few months away. Believe it or not, there is a way to get some fresh-grown flavor into winter dishes, and that’s by growing herbs indoors.

Growing herbs indoors can be a bit of a challenge but not as hard as you may think. Here’s some helpful tips to get you started with growing herbs indoors:

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{name} Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 01/26, 2018 at 06:22 PM

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All you need to know about PASA’s Farming for the Future conference

All you need to know about PASA’s Farming for the Future conference

From our friends at the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA), all the information you’ll need about the 27th annual Farming for the Future conference, to be held February 7-10 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. Two things you need to know right off the bat: pre-conference registration ends January 31, and this is the last year that the event will be held in the State College area. Read on for more details on the event from PASA:

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{name} Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 01/19, 2018 at 04:35 PM

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