02 Apr '12, 12pm

farms

farms

Lunch at Gathering Together Farm. At Gathering Together Farm , in Philomath, Ore., owners Sally Brewer and John Eveland sit down with all their employees three times a week for an all-farm lunch. At the height of the growing season, Gathering Together Farm employs as many as 100 people, so Brewer and Eveland bring in employees on those days especially to cook. It’s no small expense, but it’s a way to ensure that the field crew gets face time with the irrigation crew, the office employees, and the farmers market crew. “It’s a huge meal, and it’s part of the benefits package,” says Rose Mahoney, who helps manage the farm. “It really has a family feeling.” The organic farm offers a community-supported agriculture (CSA) box, offers their produce at eight different farmers markets around Oregon, and they are known, says Mahoney, as a farm that treats its workers well. Brewer an...

Full article: http://grist.org/food/labor-of-love-domestic-fair-trade-g...

Tweets

Sponsorships & booths still available for our G...

buildsagreen.org 03 Apr '12, 2pm

Green Home Tour: 11:00AM – 5PM Buy your tickets for the Tour here Unique among home tours, this one features exclusively “...

"It's not fair!" said Tom darkly #EDA #FPGA #MCU

eetimes.com 01 Apr '12, 8pm

"It's not fair!" said Tom darkly Clive Maxfield 4/1/2012 4:00 PM EDT Making his first appearance in 1910, Tom Swift is a y...

6-15 Apr 2012: Sports Fair: 6-15 April 2012 Fai...

shoppingnsales.com 06 Apr '12, 12am

Join SNS FREE mailing list Search for: Home About Us RSS 1Malaysia GP Sale warehousesales SNS BLOG

Paris show bets on green, fair luxury: PARIS - Luxury and sustainable development may sound like polar opposites...

Paris show bets on green, fair luxury: PARIS - ...

asiaone.com 01 Apr '12, 3am

PARIS - Luxury and sustainable development may sound like polar opposites, but green pioneers gathered at a Paris show at ...

IC foundry market grows 5.1% in 2011, says Gartner

digitimes.com 01 Apr '12, 2pm

"Thanks to stable media tablet and mobile phone sales, a slide of the semiconductor and foundry revenue in 2011 was preven...

Are age-graded calculators fair? The math says ...

I think your underlying assumption is flawed. Equilibrium shouldn't be the goal. Is the goal here to have a 50-50 split be...

Whats your SS fashion pick?? @jaynetham has hers up here: !! We love most of it too

Whats your SS fashion pick?? @jaynetham has her...

jjjayne.com 05 Apr '12, 7am

I’ve been sitting on this idea for the longest time and finally, here it is! I’ll be doing a weekly Fave Five, where I’ll ...

Trade in the 20th century electric grid. Don’t trade off local energy

Trade in the 20th century electric grid. Don’t ...

grist.org 04 Apr '12, 11pm

It's sundown for the 20th century electric grid. (Photo by Nayu Kim.) This post originally appeared on Energy Self-Reliant...

Rare Literary Finds at New York’s Antiquarian Book Fair

Rare Literary Finds at New York’s Antiquarian B...

robbreport.com 03 Apr '12, 7am

From April 13 to 15, more than 200 book dealers from around the world will flock to the New York Antiquarian Book Fair , b...

Fair Trade Certification Awareness

dailydemitasse.com 26 Mar '12, 3pm

There has been a great debate among the coffee industry about Fair Trade certifications. I’ve wanted to tackle writing thi...

Is Foxconn driving Apple toward greater transparency?

Is Foxconn driving Apple toward greater transpa...

greenbiz.com 02 Apr '12, 12pm

The results of the Fair Labor Association's (FLA) investigation into Apple's supplier Foxconn Technology Group should come...

{New Blog Post} Project 365 : Love Is..: The hubby asked me to read this in his Bible..

{New Blog Post} Project 365 : Love Is..: The hu...

storyofbing.com 04 Apr '12, 1pm

The hubby asked me to read this in his Bible - Love is patient. Love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is n...

@katbeejewellery on @TheBagLadytv

@katbeejewellery on @TheBagLadytv

thebaglady.tv 03 Apr '12, 3pm

I love my accessories to tell a story, and the rings in Kat&Bee's SS12 collection do just that. Inspired by Courtallam in ...

BLACKFIVE: Entitled domestic terrorist miffed t...

blackfive.net 04 Apr '12, 6pm

Entitled domestic terrorist miffed that troops treated with respect Bill Ayers, domestic terrorist, enemy of the US, anti-...