04/17/15 7:00am
The New Hampshire chickens at Shinn Estate Vineyard in Mattituck lay their eggs in old wine barrels. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

The New Hampshire chickens at Shinn Estate Vineyard in Mattituck lay their eggs in old wine barrels. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

There is no denying our society’s growing desire to know where our food is coming from.

It is evident from the popularity of slogans encouraging us to “eat local” and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food” campaign. That trend is now making its way to our own yards. (more…)