Happy February! The 2nd Annual “Love Your Farmer” Dinner is coming up on February 19, 2011! This is a chance for us to honor our local farmers and all of their efforts. It is also a time to network and plan for the coming growing season. If you have any gifts that you would like to contribute […]
I am excited to announce that we are currently buying local basil from a new farm in Reno, Sterling Farms. Fresh Basil in the winter, what a treat! Sterling Farms now has their producers certificate with the NDOA. They are interested in going certified organic but all of the seeds, soil, and materials used are […]
Today is a very sad day for USA organics. Yesterday Tom Vilsack – head of the USDA , approved the deregulation of Monsanto’s Genetically Engineered (GE) Round-Up Ready Alfalfa. Learn More HERE . (Cornucopia Institute) Gene contamination of meat, milk, feed and other products to follow… especially here in the state of Nevada, where over 70% […]
Greetings! We have a new local grower who can supply basil in the winter! More details next week …. I would like to salute our local winter vegetables at this time with a quote, the winter vegetables that strengthen our livers and give us more than sustenance: The beet is the most intense of vegetables. The radish, admittedly, is […]
In mid-February the GBCFC will be hosting its 2nd Annual Love Your Farmer Dinner for all of the current local farmers and producers who supply the co-op. Last Year’s dinner was a huge success in that we probably had the most amount of Northern Nevada farmers in one room, at one time, talking about the […]
Project Moonshine is currently accepting applications from local high school students for the upcoming program in 2011, which includes a documentary on local food production and sustainability. This will be a hands-on, educational documentary video production program that chronicles a year in the life of local Northern Nevada farmers.