Social Consciousness

Another Reason to Eat Locally-Sourced Foods

Another Reason to Eat Locally-Sourced Foods

Linked below is quite a disturbing report covering how massive quinoa production has decimated portions of South America. We sometimes have quinoa in our house (I’m one of those who loves their little curls and flavor,) but not often. It won’t be difficult for us to […]

Finding Meaningfulness in Work

Last week, I spoke with the lovely and talented Chaya of Pantry Paratus over Skype. While she was ostensibly interviewing me for a Pantry Paratus Radio podcast, it was more like a nice conversation with a good friend. We talked about everything from raw milk to […]

Solar Leasing

Today, a blog post on our sister site, Homestead Geek, features Erin’s frustration with the lack of a solar leasing program here in Michigan. We share in her frustration, and encourage our readers to sign the petition at change.org requesting Michigan’s Governor, Rick Snyder, to eliminate […]

Farmers v. Monsanto

  We have been following the Farmers v. Monsanto issue close and were heartened to see this in our inbox yesterday from fooddemocracynow.org: “On January 31, 2012, 55 farmers and plaintiffs traveled to Manhattan to hear oral arguments regarding Monsanto’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit, […]

Charitable Giving Program

Black Chicken Host is committed to conservation and sustainability. Because we want to protect the environment and be good stewards, we have established a charitable giving program. We donate a portion of the income we receive from our customers to reputable conservation groups. In addition […]

Watch FRESH online for FREE – 1 week only!

Watch FRESH online for FREE – 1 week only!

The makers of the movie “FRESH” sent us this email today, and we wanted to share the opportunity with you! “Here at FRESH, we’re always looking for ways to build the good food movement and reach a tipping point where sustainable food is the rule, […]

Black Chicken Host Opposes SOPA/PIPA

Black Chicken Host Opposes SOPA/PIPA

Normally, we avoid talking of politics at Black Chicken Host. However, this is so important we feel we need to speak up. Various internet sites such as Wikipedia, Reddit, BoingBoing, Icrontic and thousands of others are going dark tomorrow to protest the Congressional bills known […]