Local Food Enthusiasts in CA

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Local Food Enthusiasts in CA

A Group to gather LOCAL food enthusiasts to post events, great recipes, discuss local food matters, post events of meetings throughout California, explore HOW things are going, reviews of Local Food books, locavore cookbooks, films, and Conferences....

Website: http://transitioncalifornia.ning.com/forum/categories/workgroup-food/listForCategory
Members: 50
Latest Activity: May 9, 2012

Welcome to the Local Food Enthusiasts Group!

 

 

The best organic food is what's grown closest to you. Use the Local Harvestwebsite to find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies.

Post Discussions related to Local Food and maybe even share some yummy recipes with us!

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Started by Dandarius Oct 16, 2011.

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Comment by Beth on January 21, 2012 at 5:29pm

Anyone know what to plant in central coast in February?  Thanks in advance.

Comment by Courtney Mellblom on October 19, 2011 at 2:42pm

The Central Coast Ag Network is hiring an Executive Director!

Job description and details here!

Comment by Cathe Olson on April 8, 2009 at 12:32pm
Just joining the group -- I'm a local writer, cookbook author, food activist . . . Looking forward to being a part of this group.
Comment by Courtney Mellblom on March 6, 2009 at 4:29pm
sorry, that link didn't go through, it's slofoodquickly.com
Comment by Courtney Mellblom on March 6, 2009 at 4:29pm
Seeking submissions for a SLO (Sustainable, Local, Organic) Food cookbook, check out
Comment by Dan Melton on March 3, 2009 at 8:10am
SLO Veg is now taking sign ups for delivery next month. www.sloveg.com
Comment by Dan Melton on February 10, 2009 at 3:43pm
Hello everyone and thank you for your community sustainability effort!!! Pass it forward....
Comment by bob banner on November 13, 2008 at 2:20am
Hello,
I just screened the film about FOOD FORESTS and wrote a brief summary. Please check it out.

bob

Comment by Carrie Shirreffs on November 10, 2008 at 4:06pm
Hello - I’ve been a gardener for most of my adult life, my focus right now is on growing in a cold climate. I live in the southern California Mountains at 7000’ so the growing season is short and the winters are cold. My goal is to develop a program like the one at Four Seasons Farm in Maine; growing year round in unheated green houses.

I am also very interested solar cooking, just built my first oven, have yet to try it out.
Carrie
Comment by Liana Forest on November 4, 2008 at 12:00am
I have grown my own food, and have belonged to CSA farm shares with local farmers for 8 years. I would like to connect more with others to do 100-mile potlucks, which I am also starting to promote in my spiritual fellowship, and in an inter-faith group to which I belong. I am just learning about solar cooking, and hope to begin that soon. I have promoted local foods through several organizations, including Central Coast Ag Network and farm to school programs. Thanks, Joanne P. for the resources!
 

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