The American farmer has always been known for the ability to solve problems through prudence, resourcefulness and innovation – and Carole Morison is no exception. Ultimately, she and her husband repurposed one of their old industrial chicken barns and transitioned the facility into a humane, sustainable farm for laying hens.
Ecocentric | Our Heroes: Pam and Clint Cavers of Harborside Farms: Over the winter, Ecocentric interviewed farmers across the country from our Eat Well Guide in an effort to highlight both the challenges and triumphs of sustainable farmers across the country. Join us as we delve in to discover what it means to be a farmer in the 21st century -- for the Cavers, that means mentoring the new farming movement. We think you'll also be inspired.
This week's Hero is Sanjay Kharod, executive director of the New Orleans Food and Farm Network, a food justice organization that works to promote increased access to fresh, healthy food. Our conversation covered issues of food justice, community slaughterhouses and, last but not least, arugula.