North Coast

Peter Coyote Calls for Removing Profit Motive from the News Business

Notes the U.S. is Now a Corporatocracy Digger, actor, author, narrator of eight Ken Burns films, and now Buddhist priest, Peter Coyote, sought to ‘lift the fog of fake news’ in Bolinas yesterday during a return visit and presentation to an appreciative crowd at The New School at Commonweal. Acknowledging the challenging path ahead for…

Blood & Mud, a Love Letter to Cross-Generational Farm Communities

Here’s a lovely valentine to community everywhere, and a great read from one of the more inspiring & innovative young farmers we’ve encountered in Northern California in recent years, Gowan Batist of Fortunate Farm in Caspar, California. Thanks to Gowan, Evan Wiig of the The Farmer’s Guild, and Janae Lloyd for the photography. Happy Valentine’s…

Bodega Bay’s Crab Fishermen Need our Help

Thanks to Cindy Strube and the indispensable CropMobster for the reminder that the fishermen who catch our beloved Dungeness crab every year remain in need of as much assistance as we can provide them. Please help if you’re able. Strube posted an alert on CropMobster on Feb. 6, pointing out that local crab fishermen remain in need…