Edible Omaha

EDIBLE AG: Grain Place Foods Organic Grain Pioneers

By Summer MillerPhotography by Dana Damewood Inside the steel walls of an inconspicuous warehouse is the story of the Vetter family, who dedicated themselves to organic farming and manufacturing long before the word “organic” meant much to anyone. The Vetter family business started as a small family farm called TheGrain Place, and has blossomed into … Read moreEDIBLE AG: Grain Place Foods Organic Grain Pioneers


The change in seasons is marked by crisp autumn air and the glorious color in the leaves. Bumper crops of squash, apples and sweet potatoes form the basis of warm and satisfying, hearty meals. FRUITS ApplesPears HERBS & GREENS GarlicKaleLettuce: VariousSpinachVarious Herbs MEAT & DAIRY BeefBisonCheese: Artisan and FarmsteadChickenEggsLambMilkPorkTurkey OTHER Breads and PastriesGranola and GrainsHoneyJams and … Read moreIN SEASON FALL 2012


CAST-OFF PLANTS FIND NEW HOMES Benson Plant Rescue Built in the mid-1970s and originally used as a plant nursery, the barn-like building near73rd StreetandMaple Roadreturned to its roots this summer when it became the new home for the Benson Plant Rescue. The nonprofit organization saves damaged, overstocked and endof-season plants from many sources, including big-box … Read moreSPILLING THE BEANS FALL 2012