A mild winter coupled with early warmth has brought the earliest spring we can remember to Broadview Ranch! The activity on the farm has increased right along with the temperature. The grass is growing much to the delight of the animals and soon
Here is a great video about farming by observing and facilitating nature. The specific subject is one of the most universally derided foods around: foie gras. Foie gras is made, almost exclusively, from inhumanely force feeding geese. The speaker explains
The directory is a comprehensive list of local food suppliers. It was a project of Virginia Tech’s VT Earthworks program and the Virginia Cooperative Extension, To see the electronic version go to http://www.roanokevalleylocavore.com/2010FoodDirectory-LR.pdf
[nggallery id=9] David took some great shots of a cicada molting out of its old skin. Click on “View with PicLens” to see larger shots.