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Local Food Security

Local Food Abundance - CSA's & community gardens, basic Nutrition & “Slow Food” - cooking with simple, local and fresh food, Shared Storage Foods, Youth Gardeners...
Community responses are coming forward. Let's share best practice.

Group Type: Transition Initiatives
Members: 144
Latest Activity: Dec 21, 2013


Daily Reports of CSA activity on the net


  1. Coming Soon: 'Local Food', a Transition guide, and an interview ... - Cached
    Jul 9, 2009 – How did 'Local Food' come about? The idea came about because work around food is such a popular focus point for Transition groups, and there ...
  2. Local Food: How to Make it Happen in Your Community » Transition ... - Cached
    Local Food: How to Make it Happen in Your Community. Sorry, this book is ...
  3. The First Review of 'Local Food' » Transition Culture - Cached
    Oct 5, 2009 – Local Food is the first book to go into deeper detail ...
  4. Sustainable Art & Local Food Create Perfect Pairing | Transition US - Cached
    May 26, 2011 – (Oklahoma City) May 26, 2011 – EVOLVE, a juried art exhibit and collaborative fundraiser exploring sustainability, resilience & community, ...
  5. Local Food (Transition Guides) (9781900322430): Tamzin ...

    Local Food (Transition Guides) and over 950000 other books are available ... Start reading Local Food (Transition Guides) on your Kindle in under a minute. ...
  6. Transition Houston: Local Food - Transition Texas
    Transition Houston's place to discuss local food, including community gardens, CSAs, Farmers' Markets, etc.
  7. Local Food - Transition Liverpool - Cached
    There are a number of local food related projects going on within Transition Liverpool, including our community allotment. New projects are in the works and ...
  8. Local-Food Restaurant Faces Challenges | Appalachian Transition ... - Cached
    4 days ago – An article in yesterday's New York Times (posted below) examines an issue facing many folks working to develop local food economies: the ...
  9. Local Food Group - Holywood Transition Town | Facebook - Cached
    Local Food Group - Holywood Transition Town | Facebook.
  10. Home :: Transition Colorado - Cached
    Local Food to the Rescue”. with Joel Salatin. Presented by Transition Colorado, an evening with Joel Salatin, the world's most recognized “beyond organic” ...

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Comment by Les Squires -- Webmaster on January 30, 2012 at 6:10pm

Omache Farm - LocalHarvest - CSA Details

(0 reviews). Our 2012 CSA costs $300 for the whole season. Shares are designed for a 4-person family that eats a fair amount of vegetables for a 2- person ...
Comment by Les Squires -- Webmaster on January 30, 2012 at 6:08pm

Play in the dirt and grow your own food

The ranch is a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm. The Playing in the Dirt series of hands-on workshops are intended for those interested in growing their own food. Participants must 14 years old and up. The worshop dates are Feb.
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Comment by Les Squires -- Webmaster on January 28, 2012 at 6:38pm

The Advantages of a Community Supported Agriculture Group Bc4 ...

The Advantages of a Community Supported Agriculture Group In Chapter 14 of 15,
Comment by Les Squires -- Webmaster on January 28, 2012 at 6:37pm

Local farmer showcased for fruits -- and veggies -- of her labor

One way she secures payoff for the 80 to 100 hours per week she puts into her crops is through a Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) network, to which Harvest Tables Farms belongs. CSA is a food distribution service farmers offer where local ...
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Comment by Les Squires -- Webmaster on January 28, 2012 at 6:15pm

Omache Farm

(Pullman, Washington)

Omache Farm is a small family farm located south of Pullman WA. Currently, we grow vegetables, operate a CSA, and raise Jacob sheep for meat and fiber. You can find us at the Pullman Farmer's Market, Wednesdays from 4-6pm in the Spot Shop Lot on Kamiaken Street.

We are not Organically certified but follow all applicable regulations for our vegetable production. Our sheep are raised using organic and natural methods and are grass raised and grass finished.

(This listing was last updated on Jan 25, 2012)

Contact Information

Jason & Margaret Parsley


   Click Here for CSA Details

Farmers' Market   

Schedule and Location:
Pickup on Wednesdays at the Pullman Farmer's Market, 4-6pm

Farming Practices: [?]

naturally grown,  grass fed/pastured,  integrated pest managem

Comment by Les Squires -- Webmaster on December 21, 2011 at 5:58am

See Ooooby -- out of our own back yards -- Home grown food criminalized in New Zealand?

Comment by Sonia Corbett on November 15, 2011 at 3:43pm
The NZ government is also introducing legislation to effectively put herd share programmes out of business. They're doing it in the middle of the election campaign so the legislation will be passed unnoticed until it is too late - unless we can raise awareness and enough of a protest within the next two weeks! I'll be using websites like this and other social media to get the word out in NZ too.
Comment by David Yarrow on November 13, 2011 at 1:23am
sweet inspiration:
playing for change
i want to see the world united
learn to live as one
we have to bring the world together
we shall overcome

for a green & peaceful planet,
David Yarrow
44 Gilligan Road, East Greenbush, NY 12061
dyarrow5 (skype)
Comment by Ann Brigit Waters on August 1, 2011 at 11:56am

in California we are in the midst of a crack down on small herd shares & dairy share programs.  CDFA has taken actions all over the state...the local food producer is at risk.  Please get involved, write a letter to Karen Ross - the Secretary of Agriculture asking her to support the rights of family farmers to produce, process & distribute products directly to consumers in their community.  It costs many thousands of dollars to get a dairy license, and the laws are set up for large industrial operations.  You can find out more by searching the above key words, or read my blog at


There's lots more of this happening all over the country - we just showed the movie - "Farmageddon" which pretty much nails it...


We must let our wishes be known every time these agencies & laws bite on local food security - thanks!

Comment by Ann Brigit Waters on August 1, 2011 at 11:48am

H everyone - Thanks for taking part in this & making things happen to the page too, since I am not very good at figuring these techie things out. 

Imprtant to note this item - "White House Rural Council". - and keep your eyes open, not sure yet what it means...on June 9th Barack Obama signed an executive order establishing the "White House Rural Council". The Council members are the Heads of 24 Federal Departments, including; Defense, Homeland Security, National Drug Control, EPA, Labor, Commerce, and on. The 25th is a wild card entry that states, they can appoint whoever they want "from time to time".  Is Big Gov coming to check us local foodies out?  Just wondering....hoping it is a positive opportunity...let us all know if you get a hint...


I want to keep my tone positive...more on that soon...


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