When dealing with severe weather, the priority is keeping yourself, your family and your pets safe. If the power goes out — and is out for a while — it’s important to keep your food from spoiling and know how to decide what to toss it if does go bad.
A diverse food system is a more secure food system. With extreme weather and other pressures on our food supply, age-old practices like seed sharing are becoming more important for the future.
Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns’ film “The Dust Bowl” offers lessons on the perils of pushing nature too hard, and what can happen when nature pushes back.