EXCITED to be featured on Rootstock Radio, a podcast that highlights individuals and organizations who work to improve the food and farming system in our country. The interview is now LIVE and available at the Organic Valley website and THIRTY stations on Public Radio around the nation. You can also listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or wherever you … Continue reading Organic Valley’s Rootstock Radio interview with Florencia Ramirez available now
The Eat Less Water (ELW) Book Tour, traveling to every region of the U.S., will take a detour into home kitchens near you, with the Eat Less Water Kitchen Table Tour. While I read a short excerpt from the book, setting the theme for the evening, the ELW Kitchen Table Tour is not intended to … Continue reading Eat Less Water Kitchen Table Tour-Coming to a Kitchen Near You
Farms keep getting larger and more specialized, but it is the last thing our Earth needs. We need more small to medium scale farmers who incorporate methods that enrich the soil, increase the nutrition of our food and use less water.
One glass of milk (8 ounces) = 45 gallons of water One pound of cheese = 414 gallons of water One pound of butter = 3,602 gallons of water “Meet the girls,” said Paul, my formal introduction to the black and white milk cows that live on Cobblestone Valley Farms. Located in the small town … Continue reading Dairy and Water (excerpt from “Eat Less Water” book-in-progress)
"I'm going to make pancakes from scratch for breakfast," said my husband. A moment straight from the book Porn for Women, where fully clothed men say things like, "honey, relax while I change the baby's diaper," or "let me fold all the laundry;" but better because they were organic, water-sustainable pancakes! Ingredients matter to water … Continue reading HUSBANDmade Organic Pancakes From Scratch (Pancake Recipe)
"Happy Friday," said Michael (my husband) when he left for work this morning. Happy comes easy on a Friday. There is a sweetness felt. Dessert is a natural fit for a Friday. My favorite for a "Pizza Night Friday" is chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwiches. These are a big hit for adults and children … Continue reading Homemade Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches…A Water-Sustainable Treat (Ice-Cream Cookie Recipe)