Category archives for local

Peace on Earth

Happy Holidays from my friends Finn and Gunilla with winter photos of their farm.

Check out this video to see what life is like in Davis, California. If you missed it, dont fret, the Tour de Cluck will be an annual event. Here is a preview for next year’s event: our hens, Oreo and Snickerdoodle.

Spring in California

I try not to travel in the spring. Instead of the stale air of the airplane, I try to get out to the mountains, the beach, the garden or to the nearby foothills. Last weekend my daughter and I (who is 8 years old today), went for a walk. I thought she was strong enough…

Food Dystopia

Last year, I attended a Food Symposium at the Mountainfilm festival in Telluride. Many of the speakers offered a simple solution to feeding the world in the face of a population that is expected to grow to 9.2 billion by the year 2050: Eat local. But how much impact will the “locavore” movement really have…