Heather Richardson, a graduating senior at Syracuse University majoring in Geography and minoring in Food Studies and Environment and Society, just produced this beautiful report summarizing the work of the Lentil Underground project over this past year. Thanks Heather! And thanks to all our hosts and collaborators for a wonderful 2015. We appreciate all your […]
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About Liz Carlisle
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Liz Carlisle contributed a whooping 78 entries.
Entries by Liz Carlisle
Welcome 2016, declared by the United Nations the International Year of Pulses. Do your body and the planet a favor by taking the pulse pledge, to eat lentils, beans, or chickpeas at least once a week. If you’re seeking culinary inspiration, here’s a recipe to start with. And if you’re in Montana, don’t miss our […]
Lentil Underground Book Review Alexis Shusterman Whenever Dave Oien needs some new recruits for his revolution, he puts out a classified ad: “Wanted: ten good farmers. Commitment to soil health. Focus on quality. Dedication to crop rotations.” Thirty-nine years ago, Oien returned to his father’s farmstead in Conrad, Montana to take up (and shake up) […]
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New Ensia article from Liz Carlisle highlights Montana’s Farm Improvement Club Program: Who’s keeping organic food honest? An informal network among farmers may be more important than federal regulation in building trust in the organic industry — and it needs greater support. Illustration by Erin Dunn Writer Liz Carlisle @lentilundergrnd Fellow, Berkeley Food Institute November […]
Lentil Underground By Liz Carlisle August 26, 2015 Posted in: Review | In this chemically dependent era of American agribusiness, typified by President Nixon’s Secretary of Agriculture, Earl Butz, who admonished farmers to “get big or get out,” a group of Montana farmers got microscopic and stayed put. The microscopic Rhizo- bium bacteria broke their […]
Waste Not, Want Not: How to Reduce Food Waste (and Sustainably Feed the World) BY LIZ CARLISLE Imagine a strategy that could increase the world food supply by 50% while diminishing greenhouse gas emissions by 7% and saving $400 billion. Impossible? Actually, it’s surprisingly simple. We just need to learn how to reduce food waste. […]
We are currently working with translator Naoko Miki, and the Japanese language version of the book will be published by Tsukiji Shokan later this year. We’ll keep you posted.
How pulse crops are saving Montana grain farmers David Murray, email@example.com 8:08 a.m. MDT August 27, 2015 (Photo: TRIBUNE PHOTO/RION SANDERS) A quiet transformation is taking place in grain fields across Montana. In less than 20-years pulse crops — peas, beans and lentils — have grown from an obscure specialty crop with limited market outlets […]
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