Welcome to Feel Good Food

…a blog about Ethical Eating in Moral Minefield. What and how to eat are questions many of us face in a world where everyone’s got an opinion – especially the ones who want to sell you stuff. Join me as I sort through all the messaging muck, and share practical tools on how to eat well with the earth and each other in mind. From tackling the issues and spotlighting food system heroes, to recipes and Do It Yourself projects to help you spend less and live more, this blog’s for you.

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The New Face of Farming

The New Face of Farming

I take a closer look at the lives of a diverse collection of young women farmers and the positive impact they are having on sustainable food production while taking part in a highly rewarding vocation. This is the expanded version of an article that appears in the Winter 2012 issue of Shameless Magazine. 


  • DID YOU KNOW... that the skins on raw almonds are hard for our bodies to digest? When eating raw almonds, try not to eat more than 10 at a time. Or, soak them for several hours/overnight and squeeze the skins right off! ...
  • After four days of feasting on good food and digesting some new ideas at the Tatamagouche Free School in Nova Scotia, I am totally sold(?) on the concept of Free Schools. They are starting to pop up across the country - now offered through the Falls Brook Centre in New Brunswick, in Vancouver, and even in Ontario (I think Guelph is following a more ongoing free school model) . ...
  • The recently formed Center for Agricultural Economy is helping bring together a burgeoning local sustainable food system here in Northern Vermont. With all the key players gung ho - from farmers, composters, restaurateurs, and a supportive community - some big changes are happening in this small town. ...

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