Archive | March, 2017

Veganic Farming Initiative

As of March 2017 VAVA is launching a veganic farming initiative, encouraging farmers and gardeners to transition to a totally plant-based agricultural system. The word veganic merges “vegan” with “organic.” Like organic growing, veganic growing does not use any of the chemical fertilizers, pesticides, genetically engineered materials, sewage sludge, or irradiated materials that are used […]

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Why I Buy All I Can at Farmers’ Markets

by George Eisman, MA, MS, Registered Dietitian, author of The Most Noble Diet: Food Selection and Ethics Fresh produce is the healthiest food for us, and I choose to buy all that I can from local farmers at area farmers’ markets. There are many reasons for which I do this, including, of course, that it […]

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