Libby reflects on growing for the Local Market

Subject: organic farming, eating locally
Themes: Food & Health Education 21st Century 20th Century
Age groups: Middle School High School Homeschooling
Resource type: Articles

An Essay about the future of organic gardening

"We are making choices about the food system now that will determine, with some finality, whether the Jeffersonian ideal of a nation of independent landholders can exist in U.S. agriculture, or anywhere else. For most of us, eating is the act where we have the most influence over those trends. Sustainable cuisine, very directly, can be a creator of that democratic agriculture, and is the necessary outcome of it". [excerpted from an essay reproduced on]