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May 2011

Natural Farming: Inspiring Passionate ‘Stewards’

The article  below appeared originally online at CBN News about  Joel Salatin who authored The Sheer Ecstasy of Being a Lunatic Farmer ——— Joel Salatin is an outspoken, alternative farmer who wants Americans to think about what they eat and where it comes from. And he thinks the Church should be leading the way. His […]

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Hybridisation – different thinking

NEW book The Mystery of Metamorphosis, A Scientific Detective Story by Frank Ryan is set to propel the work of a Port Erin marine biologist on to the world stage. Don Williamson’s controversial theory of evolution – in which he postulates that evolution also occurs through hybridisation – is known in some areas of the […]

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Nutritionist Joan Gussow now calls herself a Foodist

Prominent nutritionist and organic gardening advocate Joan Gussow spoke at the Wilton Library on the occasion of the publication of her new book Growing, Older: A Chronicle of Death, Life and Vegetables. She was introduced by Chef Michel Nischan of the Dressing Room Restaurant, whose book Sustainably Delicious: Making the World a Better Place Once […]

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Colorado Pot Advocates Turn To 2012 Ballot Measure

Marijuana advocates racked up big wins in this year’s session of the Colorado Legislature. Now they’re turning their sights to a bigger effort — full legalization on the 2012 ballot.Pot legalization backers hope to start gathering signatures as soon as this summer to put the question to voters. Given Colorado’s low signature threshold for ballot […]

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Challenges of a Colorado Local Food Initiative

Even in a county that’s largely supportive of local farmers, getting a quarter of your produce locally can be difficult. By Brendon Bosworth Mark Guttridge peeled back the white fabric draped across the floor of his hoop house, a greenhouse roughly 100 feet long, 30 feet wide and 12 feet high, with plastic pulled tight […]

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Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite

Author Bruce Levine describes how government-corporate alliances have created a passive populace, and how Americans can recover dignity, unity, and the energy to do battle. May 13, 2011  | The following is an excerpt from Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite (Chelsea Green, 2011) by Bruce E. […]

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Les Leopold: Seven Ways Hedge Funds Lie, Cheat, and Steal

The following piece written by Les Leopold, author of The Looting of America: How Wall Street’s Game of Fantasy Finance Destroyed Our Jobs, Pensions, and Prosperity—and What We Can Do About It, appeared originally on Alternet.The verdict is in: Raj Rajaratnam, the billionaire head of the Galleon hedge fund, was found guilty of 14 counts […]

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Are Food Prices Too High or Not High Enough?

by Gene Logsdon, author of Holy Shit: Managing Manure to Save Mankind. Hear Gene interviewed on WBUR’s Here and Now radio show yesterday!These days I doubt there is a correct answer to any of our social problems. We can only choose to act on which wrong answers do the least harm. Recently I listened to […]

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Watch: Kurt Michael Friese on Chasing Chiles

Kurt Michael Friese, who coauthored Chasing Chiles: Hot Spots Along the Pepper Trail with Kraig Kraft and Gary Paul Nabhan, spoke in Montpelier, Vermont last month and had a chance to sit down for the following interview with Chelsea Green TV.Friese describes how the book came together and discusses some of the themes and issues […]

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Solar Interview with Energy Policy Expert Paul Gipe

The interview below appeared originally online at SolarServer.com.  Paul Gipe is an expert on wind energy and energy policy, and is among the foremost advocates for European-style feed-in tariff policies in the United States. He has written extensively about renewable energy for both the popular and trade press, including regular updates on global developments of […]

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