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7 Best Ways to Eat Organic on a Budget

Hippocrates said it best, “Let Food Be Thy Medicine, and Medicine Be Thy Food.” How can you translate this ancient wisdom into success in a more expensive modern world? These… See More

An Iraq Vet’s “Clean Food” Journey

I’m pleased to welcome Mike Yost, guest contributor, and his tale of two foods to The Local Dish. Organics and clean food played a big role in helping him regain his… See More

Which Foods Are GMO?

Which Foods Are GMO?

Which foods are GMO and which aren’t? It’s a question on the minds of many food shoppers these days and one that I decided to look into as a way to make… See More

Getting to Know Your Honey

Honeybees. No matter whether you love ’em or hate ’em, they are an endangered species these days.  Under fire from a host of environmental hazards, bees have become the darling of local… See More

Eat Your Yard: Zucchini

Editor’s note: With long hot days spreading across the land, don’t give up on getting some heat-loving plants started in the ground or large pots. You’ll be able to eek… See More

Farmers Market Finds: Icicle Radish

With small family farms leading the way on seed diversity, I’m seeing really unique varieties of fruits and vegetable showing up in the market this year.  To celebrate their accomplishments and… See More

Sustainably Simple and Crisp

Walking through the doors of one of my favorite local shops, Downtown Market, in Medford, Oregon, I came across this little package of fruity, healthy, gluten-free Simple and Crisp. My… See More

Cooking Up A Story: The Future of Food

This video raises some interesting points about organic farming and the deeper implications of “big food.” A technology which is less and less used with integrated pest management. Above, a… See More