Resources Are Meant to be Shared: Reflections on a Cooperative Growing Model

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about cooperative community models and their ability to inspire a sense of both pride and ownership across communites. Whether it’s a DIY bike shop, a tool lending library, or a place to purchase, prepare and learn about food in community, the underlying principles of cooperatives are the same. In some shape or form, people are coming together to “cooperate” for their … Continue reading Resources Are Meant to be Shared: Reflections on a Cooperative Growing Model

How to Grow Your Own Sprouts


This Saturday we had a great workshop on how to grow sprouts at home. Shelley Skedden from the East Coast Family Market, AKA Blois Family Farms, was on hand to teach us the ins and outs of growing your own greens throughout the cool months when fresh veggies are hard to come by.

Here are the steps to successful (and safe) sprout growing: Continue reading “How to Grow Your Own Sprouts”