Croatia Bound

Croatia Bound Four years ago when Miguel Jardine and I created our model called the LFE (Local Food Economy Model) we were brainstorming about what a healthy local food system would look like.  Since then I have written, postulated, explored and written some more and what I have come up with is a whole lot…

A Simple Flight Not so Simple

A Simple Flight Not so Simple I’m here, I’m here. After a bit of a harrowing two days of travel where each one of our flights was significantly late, causing a flurry of rebooking of flights, we are here, arriving just before midnight June 14. Waiting were three of the students that arrived before us…

The Sad Part of the Trip

The Sad Part of the Trip So far my time in Croatia has been a trip of a lifetime. I’ve been visiting small (1 hectare/ 2.47 acres) and large (7.5 hectares/18.5 acres) farms, the large a far cry from large farms in the states (2025 hectares/5000 acres or more). The smaller of the smallest are…