Category: Food Security

Life is Too Short to Eat Out

Life is Too Short to Eat Out

| March 9, 2016 | Reply

Life is Too Short to Eat Out A play in three acts Prologue: Maybe not if you’re twenty, but if you are over fifty, and have fewer days ahead of you than you’ve already lived, you might want to carefully consider where you eat out, or if you go out at all. Now that I […]

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Mob Grazing in Tennessee

Mob Grazing in Tennessee

| November 10, 2015 | Reply

Mob Grazing in Tennessee, the latest episode of Late Bloomer, includes an interview with cattleman Lee McCormick at his 4000 acre ranch in Pinewood Tennessee. With additional photography by Heather Muro @MuroPhoto, original music, and wait for the bloopers! Don’t forget to subscribe! Lee details how mob grazing all over the planet could correct its carbon […]

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Interview with Modern Cowboy, my Son

Interview with Modern Cowboy, my Son

| June 19, 2015 | 3 Replies

Interview with Modern Cowboy, my Son – The latest offering on Late Bloomer | Urban Organic Garden Show is an interview I recorded with my son in Pescadero, California, two weeks ago. Combined with photos I’ve taken over three trips to TomKat Ranch, my sound editor Christina Horgan, created a slideshow to accompany the podcast, which is […]

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Late Bloomer Show at the Vancouver Web Fest

Late Bloomer Show at the Vancouver Web Fest

| March 14, 2015 | 2 Replies

Last week, Late Bloomer Show was at the Vancouver Web Fest. According to festival founder Suzette Laqua, three years ago there were five web festivals in the world and this year there are 32. Some of the most exciting work now is being created expressly for the web, and Vancouver Web Fest is Canada’s premiere […]

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The Irony of Food Pricing

The Irony of Food Pricing

| February 25, 2015 | 12 Replies

* This post has been reprinted on HoneyColony.com While shopping at Whole Foods this past week, I was struck (again) by the irony of food pricing. As I have recently given up modern wheat and most gluten, I have stepped up buying raw nuts. In 2007, the government issued a law that said all almonds […]

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Some Thoughts at the End of the Year

Some Thoughts at the End of the Year

| December 31, 2014 | 10 Replies

Some thoughts at the end of the year, and how technology has changed my life. ~ My first conscious thought this morning, after the initial recognition that the wind was blowing and I hate wind (unless I’m in Hawaii), was, Walker is never going to live at home again. I had woken at 5:30AM, and […]

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Loveliness After the Rain & More on our Water Woes

Loveliness After the Rain & More on our Water Woes

| November 14, 2014 | 2 Replies

Loveliness After the Rain & More on our Water Woes. Last night’s light shower was nothing more than a blip on the radar of California’s vastly reduced water supply due to four straight years of drought. Still, the sight of dripping flowers in the morning light cheered me. I attended a Sierra Club Angeles Chapter water forum last night […]

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Heeding My Own Advice on Reading Labels

Heeding My Own Advice on Reading Labels

| May 5, 2014 | 4 Replies

Heeding my own advice on reading labels is what I did this morning. I stopped into the market closest to my house out of convenience (my regular natural foods market is a few miles away). I just needed a couple of items, and they carry a few organic foods (overpriced). But this post is not about food. […]

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Variety is the Spice of Life

Variety is the Spice of Life

| October 18, 2013 | 19 Replies

“Variety is the spice of life.” Ever heard that phrase? Of course, you have. I’ve heard it all my life. Well, guess what? There is NO variety in industrial agriculture, which is not sustainable. Variety’s the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavour. William Cowper – The Task (1785)–‘The Timepiece’ (Book II, lines 606-7) […]

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Late Bloomer – National Heirloom Expo 2013 – Episode 36

Late Bloomer – National Heirloom Expo 2013 – Episode 36

| October 11, 2013 | 4 Replies

Late Bloomer – National Heirloom Expo 2013 – Episode 2.16 covers just a taste of this year’s three-day event in Santa Rosa, California. There were hundreds of food and seed producers and exhibitors, and thousands of participants enjoyed a wide range of foods, heirloom seeds and products, as well as live music. Kaye visited for […]

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