Tag Archives: food security

Letter to the Editor: Food Insecurity is a Local Reality

My local newspaper recently ran an article questioning USDA’s classification of part of our municipality as a “food desert.” I wrote a letter to the editor which was published, and is below. A food desert is defined as an area … Continue reading

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Article: Cultivating Equitable Access to Organic Foods (In Good Tilth)

The November/December In Good Tilth has an article I wrote “Cultivating Equitable Access to Organic Foods.” It focuses on efforts to increase the use of  Supplemental Nutrition Access Program (SNAP) benefits at farmers markets and other direct-to-farm sales venues to address two major … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Work: Growing Food + Local Farms

Spring and summer have kept me busy with my organic garden and pro bono work for a local Community Supported Agriculture program, Ashland-Talent Growers CSA. Most of my garden is planted on reclaimed lawn, with grass eliminated chemical-free using cardboard … Continue reading

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