Ano ang laban ngayon?

As with many of you, we have been trying to make sense of the world post-elections. Pain, grief, anger, despair, confusion, cognitive dissonance are all completely valid emotions. “The truth is that there can be no hope except where the temptation to despair exists. Hope is the act by which this temptation is actively orContinue reading “Ano ang laban ngayon?”

“Ipanalo natin ‘to.”

Would you like to know my mom’s mother’s day wish? Manalo sana si Leni. To everyone she meets, she asks: kay Leni ba tayo? And if there’s hesitation she says, think about your children. What nation would they inherit? Think about the human rights violations– every missing person was someone’s child. Every person who stoodContinue reading ““Ipanalo natin ‘to.””

tara na! punta tayo?

Kamusta, friends? Wanted to share a message from the farms as Ernest is in Bauko sending our farmers our thanks and wonderment. He had just gone to Kabikaan, the barangay often pointed to in the distance, with a gleam in our farmers’ eyes: “Punta tayo?” Pinuntahan nga ni Ernest. Grabe daw, ang layo. There wasContinue reading “tara na! punta tayo?”

speak out, reach out & the april 28 gulay board

As citizens we must prevent wrongdoing because the world in which we all live, wrong-doer, wrong sufferer and spectator, is at stake. – Hannah Arendt As the elections near, the urgency to reach out and connect with others is at its height. Have we spoken to everyone we possibly could? Any doors left un-knocked, anyContinue reading “speak out, reach out & the april 28 gulay board”

Good Food: A Love Story! Packed with Suspense! Comedy! Fiber!

Dear subscribers, We turn 10 this February! Building relationships over a decade—with the farmers and each other, with our food, our community and the earth—we’ve definitely learned a thing or two about love. And while soil, seeds, and equitable food access are not really the topics that send hearts a-flutter (although they do ours), weContinue reading “Good Food: A Love Story! Packed with Suspense! Comedy! Fiber!”

Small farmers, consumers win with the latest amendment to Organic Agriculture Act!

Good Food celebrates the recent signing into law of RA 11511 or Amendments to the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010, which now recognizes the Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) as a form of certifying organic produce. Last year, Good Food started its process of installing PGS in its network of farmers.  What is PGS? PGS believesContinue reading “Small farmers, consumers win with the latest amendment to Organic Agriculture Act!”

Has Covid-19 made NY resolutions obsolete…or meaningful?

January is about resets.  But with Covid dominating 2020, we may be feeling fatigued despite the arrival of a new year. The stresses of this pandemic have yet to end. How to plan when we don’t know what’s ahead? It’s understandable if we don’t have the energy to make resolutions, let alone see them through. Continue reading “Has Covid-19 made NY resolutions obsolete…or meaningful?”

Gulay Board Archives

Here’s what a year of seasonal eating and local produce looks like! An ode to all our farmshare deliveries for the year. 2022 Check out to view an archive of the contents of all our farmshares week-on-week. Click on the photos to learn more about each farmshare! Jan 6, 2022 Jan 27, 2022 FebContinue reading “Gulay Board Archives”


Dear CSA members, With social distancing, curfews, and restrictions on holiday gatherings, what’s left for us to mark the end of this strange year? Why, year-end lists of course. In the spirit of community and jolly bandwagon-jumping, we thought we’d share with you our top 21 meals of 2020.  Family meals are precious to us.Continue reading “BLESSINGS & BOUNTY: OUR TOP 21 MEALS OF 2020”