community supported agriculture en The Business of Running a CSA <p>In a two-part series, Harvest Public Media explores the challenges facing Community Supported Agriculture operations, or CSAs. Tue, 18 Jun 2013 22:35:58 +0000 Grace Hood & Luke Runyon 35858 at The Business of Running a CSA Growing Food Despite the Drought <p>This summer's combination of high temperatures and little precipitation has impacted just about every type of farmer. Nonetheless, some are finding ways to get by.<br><br>John Curtis, owner and operator of Barefoot Gardens, said he's dug a deeper well to come up with enough water for his crops. However, he's also had to contend with a problem pump.<br><br>“Sometimes I have water, sometimes I don't. When I don't, it really shows quickly,” Curtis said.<br><br>He had to conserve water until he deepened the well.<br> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 17:20:14 +0000 Rich Egger 19563 at Growing Food Despite the Drought Flag Day & Smart Shopping <p>It&rsquo;s easy to criticize Wal-Mart for selling outsourced merchandise made overseas, some of it by virtual slaves or kids. But as Flag Day&rsquo;s marked today, it&rsquo;s worth noting that some corporations, such as Peoria-based Caterpillar, see outsourcing as inefficient or undesirable, and that we can individually make a difference.<br /> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 15:55:52 +0000 Bill Knight 16647 at Flag Day & Smart Shopping