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ED Visits Midwest Farms – Part II

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Last week, I wrote about a fantastic visit to recirculating farms in NY. Part II of that trip took me to Chicago, IL. There, I visited several new farms: The Plant, 312 Aquaponics and Growing Power. The Plant is an old 93,500 sq. ft meat packing building that has been cleaned and is slowly being […]

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Week 1 of the Eat Local Challenge in NOLA

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Week one of the Locavore Challenge came to a close yesterday – and it has in fact been a very challenging week. It’s even more difficult than I thought to source everything from within 200 miles of New Orleans. Many people tell me that they prepared for the Challenge by canning and jarring locally grown […]

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Recirculating Farms Help New Orleans Eat Local

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As New Orleans begins its second annual Eat Local Challenge, the Recirculating Farms Coalition celebrates the launch of a new rooftop garden in the heart of the city and urges more grocers, restaurateurs, and consumers to get involved in growing local food. This evening, the NOLA Locavores and partners kicked off the Eat Local Challenge […]

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TEDx Manhattan – Changing the Way We Eat

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Recirculating Farms Coalition executive director, Marianne Cufone, gave a presentation at the TEDx Manhattan conference on January 21, 2012. The theme was “Changing The Way We Eat.” Marianne told conference viewers about everything recirculating farms, what they are and why they can be a part of rebuilding a healthy, sustainable food culture. Recirculating farms include […]

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What are Recirculating Farms?

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There is a lot of talk these days about “natural” “whole” foods and “sustainable” “green” businesses. Eating local and thinking global has become trendy, but these are also important concepts if we hope to make healthy choices for ourselves and our planet. Putting all these thoughts together may seem daunting, but over the last 30 […]

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Welcome to the Recirculating Farms Coalition site!

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Welcome to recirculatingfarms.org, the website of the Recirculating Farms Coalition. We are very excited about launching this new organization to support growth of recirculating farms in the U.S., and hopefully someday around the world. What is a recirculating farm? Learn more here. We look forward to serving the recirculating farming community as a means to connect farmers […]