Dec 212016
 
 December 21, 2016  Posted by at 7:15 pm Food Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  
The Automatic Earth in Greece: Big Dreams for 2017

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Konstantinos Polychronopoulos, Athens December 2016   Apologies, but I have to talk one more time before Christmas about why I’m in Greece, again. Some of what I am about to say will repeat earlier articles, but I promise, there’s plenty of new things. Because I’m coming to grips with the situation I’m in here, seeing the landscape, seeing things in their perspective. I never had much use for -humanitarian- aid, I always had the same suspicion of what was

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Feb 142012
 
 February 14, 2012  Posted by at 2:09 pm Food Comments Off on Sowing Revolution: Seed Libraries Offer Hope for Freedom of Food
Sowing Revolution: Seed Libraries Offer Hope for Freedom of Food

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail This is a Guest Article by Bill McDorman & Stephen Thomas. The seed revolution began one sunny afternoon on a neatly mowed lawn at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. For such a historic moment, it wasn’t much to gawk at — a circle of about a dozen seedsmen and seedswomen sitting cross-legged in the grass, laying out the blueprint for an agricultural uprising. The gathering took place in the midst of the National Heirloom Exposition; a three-day trade show for

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Nov 122011
 
 November 12, 2011  Posted by at 9:17 pm Food Comments Off on The Revitalization of Rural Economies: Profiling Small-Scale Agriculture
The Revitalization of Rural Economies: Profiling Small-Scale Agriculture

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail   This is a guest article by Nathan Carey.   The Historical Trade-Off Between Efficiency and Resiliency For several generations people have been tearing up their country roots and planting themselves in urban centers. It is one of the strongest and most ubiquitous migrations of this century across the world – the migration from rural areas to urban cities. In fact, “rural areas” have simply become the space between departure and arrival. They’re just exits off of the freeway

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