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Sir Albert Howard

I have no idea what I have wandered into. Might as well get some help.

Just email me at and tell me how I am supposed to navigate this website.

By the way, I committed myself to the organic method.

It was serenditous.

The Oasis Turnip hybrid that I ordered the seeds from the Thompson & Morgan company ended up getting the 5 stars rating from David Goforth (a walking encyclopedia guy), the…


Added by David L. Jennings on October 4, 2007 at 8:29pm — 1 Comment

Grateful Growers Alice Waters Press Release

Tickets Now Available for Alice Waters’ Keynote Address in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC 20 August 2007 Alice Waters is visiting Charlotte at the end of September, and you are invited! The chef, restaurateur and food activist will speak at Dana Auditorium on the campus of Queens University on September 27. The architect of The Edible Schoolyard, Ms. Waters will speak about the opportunities and responsibilities of a sound school… Continue

Added by Andy Ciordia on August 23, 2007 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Radcliff on Tryon

Wonderful experience - had dinner Friday evening with our friends Alan & Carol - the ambience reminded us of old Europe, we tried out the menu - shared lots of items - aps to main courses to deserts - all really excellent & Egor - was the best - Chuck the Matrie de worked hard to earn our respect as well - this restaurant resonates with passion! We'll be back - in fact this weekend! No on erushes you, everyone cares for you... as it should be in a fine dining experience.

Added by Alan Nash on July 29, 2007 at 5:35pm — 2 Comments

Slow Food Charlotte Online is Blooming

Sunflower, Day 3

Hi all, it's great to see we've had a great number of local sign-ups since the newsletter went out. May I be the first to welcome you to the site!

There are some great things we can do here to keep the conversation and thoughts going from when we meet at events or around the dinner table. If you have an idea for a good SFC sub-group, or would like to write more for the blogging side of… Continue

Added by Andy Ciordia on July 27, 2007 at 12:03pm — No Comments

You Are What Your Animals Eat

You Are What Your Animals Eat by Jo Robinson


In my investigation into pasture-based farming, I’ve stumbled upon an alarming state of affairs: few animal scientists see any link between animal feed and human food. “Feed animals anything you want,” say the experts, “and it makes no difference to their meat, milk, or eggs.” Because of this mindset, our animals are being fed…


Added by Andy Ciordia on July 5, 2007 at 9:29pm — No Comments

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