Duane Stoltzfus, director of the new online publication, Goshen Commons shared the ideas behind the publication and the future vision. He welcomed input from the audience, and there was a good dialog throughout the evening. Duane acknowledged that Goshen is … Continue reading
Our Local Food Tours and Talks explored opportunities for different types of local food advocates and enterprises to collaborate on a regional scale. The tours of Purple Porch Co-op, Rise Up Farms, Elkhart Local Food Alliance, and the Goshen Farmer’s Market were a starting point for recognizing overlapping efforts and identifying other groups to bring into the conversation.
The Goshen Farmers Market Film Series offers monthly movies based around food and sustainability. Check out the 2012/2013 lineup! Continue reading
An audio recording of our conversation with Beth Neff is now available below. A published author, Beth is also a gifted storyteller. We were privileged to listen to her accounts of some significant periods of Goshen’s food history, from helping provide access to … Continue reading
…these are all strategies for localizing our food systems, which means creating access to healthy, locally grown food in a way that makes us less dependent on external markets and more connected to each other. In a Farm State that still imports 90 … Continue reading
This is a recommendation for a great resource on the role Transition can play in faith communities, and vice versa. I started out with Transition in Boulder, CO where faith communities were a minority; I’m still getting used to living … Continue reading