This video is part of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (U.S.) series celebrating 2012 International Year of Cooperatives and hosted by celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie. In this episode, Kevin takes a lesson in food biodiversity at Bellingham’s Heritage Lane Farm.

Their eclectic family of farm animals is made up of rare “heritage” breeds, which they raise to promote better livestock-raising practices and healthier meat for the Community Food Co-op’s customers. Watch and you’ll quickly discover the many ways food co-ops, their shoppers and owners, and their communities are stronger together.

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