In virtually all aspects of life, we are influenced consciously or subconsciously by mainstream media messages. Today, six media giants—Comcast, The Walt Disney Company, Twenty-First Century Fox, Time Warner, Viacom and DirecTV—control the vast majority of what we consume.
The Gleaning Network is a national nonprofit organization that connects local farmers with volunteers and food banks in a coordinated effort to pick leftover produce and then distribute it to the less fortunate. Gleaning means to gather after harvest.
Shopping at a farmers’ market is a great way to get fresh, flavorful produce and meet the folks who are so lovingly dedicated to the art of farming.