Category Archives: food

An Edible Forest; Four and Half Years Later

Way back in November of 2008, the Knoxville Permaculture Guild held a work party at a guild member’s home in west Knoxville where we planted an edible forest.  Some of the bushes and trees seemed so little an fragile, and … Continue reading

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Little Farm in the Ghetto

When people visit my gardens, I feel a sense of joy when I hear, “This inspires me.  I want to to do this!”  Each time I visit fellow gardener and friend, Antoinette Juhl, on her Little Farm in the Ghetto, … Continue reading

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Target Campaign-Heinz and Frito

On 27 February 2012, we Occupied our Food Supply.  For the action, I discussed targeting major food manufacturers about the ingredients in their food that come from GMO sources.  I wanted to write letters to these companies, not in a … Continue reading

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FDA Ignores GMO Labeling Petition; Time to write letters

Many of you may have participated in the Just Label It (We have the right to know) campaign asking the FDA to label GMO foods.  According to the Just Label It website: Congratulations, together, we have made history. We now … Continue reading

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Lamb Sausage Quiche with a Brown Rice Crust

In the Winter months when the Market Square Farmers’ Market is closed, food options are limited.  Luckily, Adam and Shelby from Spring Creek Farm come to Market Square twice a month for Winter delivery.  I’ve been buying vegetables from Adam … Continue reading

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H.R. 3555…send an e-mail to your Rep

On 27 February 2012, I wrote Occupy Your Food Supply by Supporting H.R. 3553, H.R. 3554. and H.R. 3555 asking you to contact your Representative in D.C. to support these bills sponsored by Dennis Kucinich (Ohio).  Today I received an e-mail … Continue reading

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Occupy Your Food Supply by Supporting H.R. 3553, H.R. 3554. and H.R. 3555

Today, February 27, 2012, is a day of global action to Occupy Your Food Supply.  If you are wondering why this call for action has errupted, Willie Nelson and Anna Lappe recently published in Huff Post Food: Why We Must … Continue reading

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