Raj Patel at GlobalFest 2013

We are so excited to be co-sponsoring the International Dinner this year for SVC’s GlobalFest, followed by a keynote address by Raj Patel, author of Stuffed and Starved; Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World’s Food System.

Raj is a great speaker – go see him if you have the opportunity! This event

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Update on the Farm Bill

Below is an update from Ferd Hoefner, National Sustainable Ag Policy Wonk Extraordinaire!

Happy New Year! Ellen Gray Washington Sustainable Food & Farming Network From Ferd Hoefner ———- Coming into the last day of the year, but not necessarily the last day of this Congress (technically the new Congress does not start until Thursday),

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Plants, Mostly: Contemplating 2013

thanks facebook, for this one…

As tempting as the following link may be as a method of grappling with habit changes: A New Strategy for Res0lutions

I’m going to go straightforwardly well-intentioned back to a more Plant Based Diet focus for the new year. After the season of meat, cheese and bread, comes the

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In the Kitchen with Jill…

Everyone around here is cough, cough, sneeze, sneeze…it’s quite a sad site to see. The weather has defiantly turned the dial to cold and my finger tips have not been warm in weeks. All I want to do is hold a warm cup of soup and sip it all the day. So today I will

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Organic Non-GMO Granola Bars

How do you like your granola bar – chewy or crunchy? Whatever your preference may be the Co-op offers flavors for granola lovers of all stripes, made locally with organic ingredients.

Check out granola bars from Nature’s Path, a family-owned company based locally in Blaine, WA. They just keep coming up with delicious snacks, including

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