Dan Charles http://wkyufm.org en Relax, Folks. It Really Is Honey After All http://wkyufm.org/post/relax-folks-it-really-honey-after-all Maybe we're too inclined to believe the worst about supermarket food.<p>How else to explain the reaction to <a href="http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2011/11/tests-show-most-store-honey-isnt-honey/">a recent report</a> about honey on the web site <a href="http://www.foodsafetynews.com/">Food Safety News</a>? Food Safety News is published by a lawyer who represents plaintiffs in lawsuits against food manufacturers and processors.<p>The post, by journalist Andrew Schneider, claimed that most honey on supermarket shelves isn't really honey. Fri, 25 Nov 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Dan Charles 553 at http://wkyufm.org Relax, Folks. It Really Is Honey After All Newbie Farmers Find That Dirt Isn't Cheap http://wkyufm.org/post/newbie-farmers-find-dirt-isnt-cheap <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2011/11/14/142306970/local-food-is-no-small-potatoes-farmers-rake-in-almost-5-billion">Local food </a>is fashionable. Customers are swarming <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=113484871">farmers' markets</a>. Organic vegetables sell at a premium. So what's to keep a young, smart, enthusiastic would-be farmer from getting into this business and making a good living?<p>The lack of hard, cold cash for land and farm equipment, apparently. Tue, 15 Nov 2011 15:27:00 +0000 Dan Charles 193 at http://wkyufm.org Newbie Farmers Find That Dirt Isn't Cheap