Edible Omaha

GOT GOATS?

  Evolution of a Cheese Maker Charuth Van Beuzekom stands in a field of Chicory, Birdsfoot Trefoil and Timothy. Her tiny 5-foot 5-inch frame looks comfortable and content among a sea of ivory, brown and charcoal goats nibbling on the pasture grasses at her feet. Nearly seven years ago, Charuth set out on a path … Read moreGOT GOATS?

PRESERVING THE COMMON GOOD

  By Michael Henry The National Organic Program (NOP) was created with the passage of the Organic Food Production Act of 1990. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) administers the organic program. To ensure organic integrity, nearly 30,000 on-site inspections are conducted every year by certifying agencies to monitor compliance with organic standards. Most … Read morePRESERVING THE COMMON GOOD

BUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP

inCOMMON’s Park Ave Commons Project Embraces Window Farming BY THERESA FARRAGE, PHOTOGRAPHY BY ARIEL FRIED   Whether it happens during a conversation over a hot meal or through community gardening, bringing people together and serving others is at the forefront of inCOMMON’s mission. inCOMMON is a community-based nonprofi t that unites and strengthens vulnerable neighborhoods … Read moreBUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP

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