• Science Links
    Links and information about ALL KINDS of rare and endangered food breeds.
    Branch of Slow Food Movement specifically dedicated to preserving the most delicious food found across the world. Lists foods and tastes which most of us have never heard of. You can follow the links for each food (or research it on your own) to learn more about your food heritage.
    This is the web page of a college biology professor who also finds food one of the greater applications of science. He has some AWESOME how-to pages with lots and lots of pictures of making breads, cheeses, sodas, and other household-science-based foods.
    A treasure trove of food information including links on Joel Salatin's book, Everything I Want to do is Illegal. This site is absolutely FULL of grass fed animal, and pasture raised animal information. Don't miss this one if you're looking for a good site for research.
    Local grassroots movement supporting urban and suburban agriculture in available, unused, and otherwise waisted space. Who likes mowing grass anyway?
    Link to recipes, episode index, and more about the greatest scientific food show on TV today! It doesn't get better for a food-loving scientist than Good Eats!
    The "eat-local" initiative by the NC Department of Agriculture has all kinds of information and links regarding locally available produce, products, farms, and farm-happenings.
    Metro Vancourver's utility branch-produced brochure on worm composting, how to do it, why, and what it can do for the city, your neighborhood, and your own backyard.
    Pedigree Practice for your I'm My Own Grandpa assignment.
    The ultimate in local food resources, information, contacts, listings, and up-to-date events in your area.
    Links to the National Gardening Association's page on Shiitake Mushroom log inoculation. Mushrooms are not Autotrophs!!! We know what they are. They're log-o-vores... those little wood-eating wonders that taste OH so good all sautee'd up with butter and onions in a nice black iron skillet. Well here's how to grow them. I've got my logs. They're easy and fun delicious science-food.
    The Original Guide to Living Wisely
    Information and articles on green building, renewable energy, modern homesteading, and "real food."
    Quarterly magazine as well as online hub of information exchange on horse-drawn farm equipment. "True horse-power" is one possible alternative to the fossil fuel-powered farming and has a real nostalgic appeal all it's own.
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    Sandhill is a husband-wife project invested in genetic preservation. They sell heirloom everything!
    They have so many diverse kinds of seeds, potatoes, ducks, chickens, geese, turkeys, tomatoes, greens, beans, and about anything else you could think of. Want to raise rare heritage chickens or grow green corn?
    Seed Savers Exchange is a nonprofit organization that saves and shares the heirloom seeds of our garden heritage, forming a living legacy that can be passed down through generations. The Exchange has a catalog where anyone can purchase seeds. This is one of my very favorite garden catalogs.
    This is the Piedmont branch of the slow food movement. Their website has links to the National and NC slow foods as well. This is the antithesis to modern fast food. Food awareness, experience, and enjoyment are important aspects of slow food. It's ecological, and it's delicious!
    This is the web page of Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School in Berkley California. They have a school kitchen program where all school students participate in growing, preparing and eating sustainabley produced foods in all seasons of the year. They use the garden and kitchen to supplement science, math, history, and humanities classes throughout their middle school grades. Their page has lots of information on how and why they do what they do and advice on how other schools can implement similar school programs to help students learn to be closer to their food source and part of an ecological community.
    Ok, so it's not exactly yeastless. But you can make bread without adding commercially prepared yeast. You need to encourage the little yeasties naturally living in your bread flour to grow enough to make your bread rise. Here's how.