Luke Runyon http://wfpl.org en Forget Golf Courses: Subdivisions Draw Residents With Farms http://wfpl.org/post/forget-golf-courses-subdivisions-draw-residents-farms When you picture a housing development in the suburbs, you might imagine golf courses, swimming pools, rows of identical houses.<p>But now, there's a new model springing up across the country that taps into the local food movement: Farms — complete with livestock, vegetables and fruit trees — are serving as the latest suburban amenity.<p>It's called development-supported agriculture, a more intimate version of community-supported agriculture — a farm-share program commonly known as CSA. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:47:30 +0000 Luke Runyon 7922 at http://wfpl.org Forget Golf Courses: Subdivisions Draw Residents With Farms Why You'll Be Paying More For Beef All This Year http://wfpl.org/post/why-youll-be-paying-more-beef-all-year If you've experienced sticker shock shopping for ground beef or steak recently, be prepared for an entire summer of high beef prices.<p><a href="http://www.harvestpublicmedia.org/blog/1556/field-notes-drought-will-continue-haunt-beef-industry/5#.UbVNVZz9XTg">Multi-year droughts in states</a> that produce most of the country's beef cattle have driven up costs to historic highs. Last year, ranchers culled deep into their herds — some even liquidated all their cattle — which pushed the U.S. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:39:08 +0000 Luke Runyon 5738 at http://wfpl.org Why You'll Be Paying More For Beef All This Year