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FARM SHARING: Community gardening on the farm

If a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and a community garden were to procreate, a farm share would be the bundle of...
August 28, 2013 × 0 comments

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LESSONS FROM NAVDANYA: Food sovereignty starts with the seed (bija)

LESSONS FROM NAVDANYA: Food sovereignty starts with the seed (bija)

The sound of threshing murmured softly in the background as I stood in front of a striking one-dimensional frieze at Navdanya, an...
May 30, 2013 × 0 comments

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SEEDS OF FREEDOM: Securing our food sovereignty [video]

SEEDS OF FREEDOM: Securing our food sovereignty [video]

Seeds of Freedom charts the story of seed from its roots at the heart of traditional, diversity-rich farming systems across the...
January 12, 2013 × 0 comments

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LIVE SUSTAINABLY NOW: How to garden using techniques that mirror the natural world

LIVE SUSTAINABLY NOW: How to garden using techniques that mirror the natural world

I have great respect for people who spend their lives working for laws, policy changes and new technologies that will protect the...
January 3, 2013 × 1 comment

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BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL: The city that ended hunger

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL: The city that ended hunger

A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: end hunger. “To search for solutions...
December 4, 2012 × 1 comment

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FULLY ORGANIC: Bhutan aims for 100 per cent organic farming in 10 years

FULLY ORGANIC: Bhutan aims for 100 per cent organic farming in 10 years

The Kingdom of Bhutan—a Buddhist nation located in between China and India—recently announced that it aims to become the world’s...
October 30, 2012 × 1 comment

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GRATITUDE FOR FOOD: How gardening can encourage greater respect for our food

GRATITUDE FOR FOOD: How gardening can encourage greater respect for our food

Having come full circle this 2012 gardening season, from planting seeds to harvesting the vegetables in late summer and early fall,...
October 21, 2012 × 1 comment

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FOOD INC.: Do we actually know what we are eating? [video]

FOOD INC.: Do we actually know what we are eating? [video]

This well-produced documentary (2008) illuminates and explores the mass-producing corporate machine that is quietly and steadily...
September 28, 2012 × 1 comment

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SUPERWEEDS AND SUPERBUGS: Intro to GMO and its consequences on our food supply

SUPERWEEDS AND SUPERBUGS: Intro to GMO and its consequences on our food supply

GMO stands for “Genetically Modified Organism.” Most genetically modified organisms are plants, although cows, mosquitoes and...
September 25, 2012 × 2 comments