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This Wednesday’s radio show – Buying Direct from Farmers
One of the coolest food trends suffers from a horrible name!
Welcome to Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), which combines the freshness of a farmers’ market with the convenience of delivery to a neighborhood drop-off point. There are an estimated 1,700 CSAs across the United States, serving about 340,000 families.
CSAs deliver a weekly basket of fresh produce, fruit and often meat, dairy and eggs, introduce, help teach you how to cook new (sometimes unusual) produce, and through a pay-in- advance system, provide farmers with capital to invest at the beginning of the growing season – which is critical especially to small scale, specialty and organic farmers.
This Wednesday, join host Jerry Kay, publisher of the Environmental News Network, as we find out exactly how CSA’s work, meet some of the people involved and find out you can connect with a farmer in your own area.
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Sunday, June 5, San Francisco
“United Nations, Together We Can” – written by four- time Grammy winner Edwin Hawkins – features legendary gospel singers who have joined hands to voice their support for a greener future.
Not since the recording of “We Are the World” twenty years ago has the music industry come together for such an important cause.
If you’re planning to be in San Francisco on June 5, mark your calendars for a free, live performance – featuring a 1,000-voice choir and gospel stars from around the country.
And now a word from …
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