"We can see in this space, there’s magic in this space, there’s a deep and sort of language-less understanding of what it means to grow something and what it means to be part of a system that is natural and what it means to eat from there. We have to reclaim the spirit of what we’re talking about. This is not just nutrition, it’s not just, you know, the sustenance of drinking clean water. It’s life in its most spiritual form. That’s powerful.
"It’s social justice, it’s spirit work. It’s fun, it’s food. I draw on many people’s wisdom, I consider myself a sort of conduit and less of a thinker myself. Vandana Shiva, who you know, she always said food is sacred but it’s as common as mud. We have to be in that space too. It’s not like food is so very special and we need to revere it and it’s sort of untouchable but it’s a real personal and daily relationship."
Written by Our Shores: Ultrarun for the Love of the Lake. Read the full article here.
"The traditional proverb states that through small steps are great strides taken.
That is a notion that the Chequamegon Food Cooperative’s Micro-Loan Program is based on. Since 2007, the program has made very small loans to area food producers, to aid those agriculturalists to become more efficient, expand their operations and provide more locally produced food for a hungry market seeking healthy, locally produced food."
Written by Rick Olivio for the Ashland Daily Press. Read the full article here.
By: Elisabeth M. Hoover, for From Garden Warriors to Good Seeds: Indigenizing the Local Food Movement. Read the full article here.
In The News
News articles featuring local food projects that are occurring in the Chequamegon Bay area