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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 salmon...
September 25, 2012 × 2 comments

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FOOD SECURITY: Overcoming the myths and feeding the world

FOOD SECURITY: Overcoming the myths and feeding the world

Food security is generally understood as the repossession of decision-making powers in the food production system, along with the...
August 13, 2012 × 1 comment

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COMMUNITY GARDENING: From inner city food desert to healthy food haven

COMMUNITY GARDENING: From inner city food desert to healthy food haven

The majority of the world’s population now lives in cities and towns—a demographic shift that’s expected to continue into the...
July 16, 2012 × 3 comments

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GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS: A case of mass deception

GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS: A case of mass deception

DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is the substance that carries the genetic information on which our entire existence is built. And genetically...
July 3, 2012 × 1 comment

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NATURAL BALANCE: John Robbins at the Food Revolution Summit

NATURAL BALANCE: John Robbins at the Food Revolution Summit

We make people happy,” was the slogan of ice cream giant Baskin Robbins’ ad campaign decades ago. It proved successful, enthusing...
June 22, 2012 × 1 comment

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DROP THE GLOVES: Get your hands dirty and connect to your garden

DROP THE GLOVES: Get your hands dirty and connect to your garden

I recently received a phone call from a man in town responding to an article that appeared in a local paper about our four-acre vegetable...
May 1, 2012 × Comments are Disabled

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SEED LENDING: Saving and sharing seeds at seed libraries

SEED LENDING: Saving and sharing seeds at seed libraries

The seed revolution began one sunny afternoon on a neatly mowed lawn at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. For an historic moment, it...
April 1, 2012 × Comments are Disabled

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