Whatcom Conservation District is a good friend to members of the Northwest Dairy Association in Whatcom County. .They understand how hard dairy farmers work to manage their natural resources — not only because it's the right thing to do, but because they want their children to continue the tradition if they so choose. (Which they couldn't do with polluted water or soil stripped of its nutrients.).Whatcom CD also understands the incredible value of manure that is generated as a byproduct of dairy farming and other kinds of animal agriculture. Which is why they recently launched Manure Matters, a campaign designed to educate the non-agricultural public about the numerous benefits of manure — and why farmers deserve our support. .Please visit www.whatcomcd.org/manure-matters for more information. #manurematters ... See MoreSee Less
Weekend read. Check out this Grub Street article featuring FareStart supporter and local talent, Chef Edouardo Jordan of Salare Restaurant, JuneBaby & Lucinda Grain Bar.“I’ve always been an underdog. I still feel like an underdog, and that just pushes me harder to be the best. Sometimes that meant being around the best. They push you harder and make you realize that you can take it to the next level. But I had to struggle, I had to fight, I had to go through the pain to be the best. I still feel like the underdog right now, but there’s more to come. Gonna keep proving more people wrong.” ... See MoreSee Less
This year at the 19th Annual Amazon.com Golf Tournament Benefiting FareStart, we saw a sasquatch, two storm troopers, and nearly two hundred and fifty golfers committed to getting under par while supporting our work. Together we raised over $247,000 to support FareStart - the whole day was a hole in one! ... See MoreSee Less
They let us, at il bistro use their kitchen as a commissary for a short time while we were under construction/renovation. They are excellent people and have my respect and admiration.
I'm a fan of their fresh pasta, I've given away all my dried.
Last night, I (David George Gordon) had a wonderful dinner at Kaspars as a guest of Toshiya Sasaki, leader of Slowfood Suginami TOKYO JAPAN, and his cadre of business entrepreneurs. We talked about poetry and oysters— and the best wines to go with both. I hope our paths cross again soon. ... See MoreSee Less
View the breathtaking Seattle skyline from the Cascades to the Olympics or experience one of our chic restaurants. FareStart Catering's venues are more than a place to have an event, they are home to FareStart's job training programs.www.farestart.org/venues... See MoreSee Less
The 10th Organic Seed Growers Conference call for proposals is OPEN! This is the largest organic seed event in the US & provides 2days of presentations, panel discussions, roundtables, posters, tastings, networking, and community celebration. #OSGC2020 ... See MoreSee Less
“The decision to relocate the USDA’s preeminent research agencies is deeply concerning,” says OSA Advocacy Director Kiki Hubbard. “The status of agricultural research will be severely weakened if NIFA and ERS can’t easily participate in White House and interagency meetings relating to science and farming. Who will speak for US agricultural research, education, and extension in Washington?” ... See MoreSee Less
Republicans are bad for children and other living things
They don't care.
EVERYTHING this administration and the GOP are doing is bad for Agriculture... and every other aspect of the country.
"Who will speak for US agricultural research, education, and extension in Washington?”"
Don't you get it? That's the whole purpose of this, to make sure no one can speak who might oppose their policies.
FareStart's national program, Catalyst Kitchens, recently organized a national youth job training programs workshop in New Orleans. "To create space for a more inclusive dialogue, we decided to tap into our membership network and bring together youth programs from across the United States." ... See MoreSee Less