Category Archives: Book and Media Reviews

Community Members Ensure Local Food Movement is Here to Stay

http://mamajeansmarket.com/heart-to-table/ Community Members Ensure Local Food Movement is Here to StayBy Autumn Whitaker   Hot summer sun poured over the fields of Millsap Farms on a sticky June afternoon as Amy, Katie and I pulled into the long driveway. We … Continue reading

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One WWOOF-ers view of her stay here at Millsap Farm

Farm Management 101 by Anastasia King Jaress on December 13, 2013 in Farming, Sustainability We spent the last two weeks of September at Millsap Farms, an idyllic patchwork of fields and greenhouses about 20 minutes north of downtown Springfield, MO. … Continue reading

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So why do the Millsap’s have so many kids?

Have you ever wondered why your farmer has so many girls?   Well Juliana Goodwin wrote a nice article about Curtis and our family as a father’s day tribute.  You can hear the story behind the story of Millsap Farm at … Continue reading

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Sustainable Food Movies coming to Springfield Monday

We got wind that Slow Foods of Southwest Missouri is sponsoring a showing of a great film called Fresh.  If you haven’t seen it yet, and you are free or can become free Monday night you should check it out.  Fresh is … Continue reading

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Taste and Science at the Discovery Center

We will be at the Discovery Center tomorrow night for the, Taste and Science at the Discovery Center program.  This program will focus on the science behind the way our palettes work.  It will incorporate hands on, learning as well!  Chef Rob Corliss will be … Continue reading

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Farmer Curtis is in the News

Curtis has been working with our local elementry school, Pleasant View, one day a week during the school year. The News Leader did a nice set of articles on his work.  They got off to a slow start because the … Continue reading

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Good news about Millsap Farm pork

For those who are interested in ethically raised meat, there’s an interesting article in Fridays Newsleader. The good news is we do not, and never have, used any antibiotics on our chickens, pigs, or turkeys. Our cattle very rarely get … Continue reading

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Movie at the Moxie

Food Inc, the new movie from Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser will be running at the Moxie starting this Friday evening, through next Thurs.  We are sponsoring the movie Monday and Wednesday, which means we’ll get a chance to introduce … Continue reading

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Cooking with farm-fresh, in-season produce

  Here is a book produced by the Madison Area Community Supported Agriculture Coalition: From Asparagus to Zucchini – A Guide to Cooking Farm-Fresh Seasonal Produce. Based on the sample pages, it looks like there is some valuable information (practical … Continue reading

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The Future of Food

I just watched “The Future of Food.” If you needed any reasons to question what is going on with genetically modified food, this film will provide several. Here’s a little gem: “Monsanto corn is itself registered as a pesticide, because … Continue reading

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