Supporting local agriculture is simple as — C.S.A.
Over the years, I’ve written more than my fair share of columns about fruits and vegetables. I’ve preached the advantages of ‘eating the rainbow,’ and promoted the benefits of getting your food ‘thousands of miles fresher’ from local growers.
This past year my wife and I brought eating healthy (and local) really close to home, when we shared a vegetable garden with neighbors.
To their credit, the Robinsons did most of the work, while Carol and I were silent partners, picking up a bag or box of fresh produce every few days.
This year, in master gardener speak, we’re not only going to "amend the soil," we’re also amending our agreement with our neighbors — so that we share much more of the work.
We’re also making an investment in a nifty aeroponic, vertical gardening system to feed our ...