Green Energy, Land Stewardship & Winemaking

The Winter 2012 Issue of Land Report: Pairing Agriculture, Energy, and Stewardship. Interesting cover article by Eric O’Keefe about a wine grower’s exemplary integration of a 454-kilowatt solar array and energy-saving measures.

Mario Batali Loves Cathead Point’s Food Environment

Just around the corner from Cathead Point, neighbor Mario Batali is loving life at his summer residence in Northport, Michigan. Like many who journey to the Leelanau Peninsula from afar, there are a few key places he and his family ritually visit upon arrival (watch the video and check out this bon appetit story to find out where they are!).

Earth Asset’s Founder Is A Nutritarian

Do you suffer from a serious illness? Is your quality of life undermined by chronic pain? Are you always tired? Do you struggle to lose weight? Most importantly, do you wish you could change all of this? If so, my journey may be of interest to you.

The Farming Bug & Falling In Love With Your Land

In this New York Time’s article, fashion photographer, Fabio Chizzola, shares his new passion: a 32-acre apple orchard. Reminiscent of his childhood days back in Italy, the NYC resident is having a blast bringing back to life the old, abandoned apple orchard on the upstate farm he bought with his wife. Not only is the farm a labor of love for Mr. Chizzola and his family, but in unearthing a stash of old photography equipment he learned that a previous owner shared his passions: farming and photography. Mr. Chizzola says “I’m attached to the land”.