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Farmworkers, Immigration and NAFTA | ANNE LOPEZ

Farmworkers, Immigration and NAFTA

ANNE LOPEZ

Farmworkers, Immigration and NAFTA: An Interview with Anne Lopez        Anne Lopez is the author of A Farmworker’s Journey and fo...

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Jerusalem Artichokes | ANDY GRIFFIN

Jerusalem Artichokes

ANDY GRIFFIN

The Jerusalem artichokes in my fields aren’t artichokes, and they’re not from Jerusalem. So what are they? For one thing, they’re a problem I ...

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Tradition and Revolution in Latin American Agriculture | MIGUEL ALTIERI

Tradition and Revolution in Latin American Agricul...

MIGUEL ALTIERI

            Miguel Altieri, Ph.D., a pioneer in developing the concept and best practices of Agroecology,...

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A Twenty-year Vision for Organic Agriculture | BOB SCOWCROFT, AMIGO BOB CANTISANO, MICHAEL ABLEMAN, GARY HIRSHBERG, AND THERESA MARQUEZ

A Twenty-year Vision for Organic Agriculture

BOB SCOWCROFT, AMIGO BOB CANTISANO, MICHAEL ABLEMAN, GARY HIRSHBERG, AND THERESA MARQUEZ

Five organic movement and industry leaders discuss their vision, the potential risks and the pathways for organic agriculture to become the dominant farming sys...

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Treasure of the Sierra Foothills: Heritage Fruit and Nut Trees Discovered and Preserved | AMIGO CANTISANO

Treasure of the Sierra Foothills: Heritage Fruit a...

AMIGO CANTISANO

Organic farming pioneer, Amigo Cantisano, is carrying on the work of Felix Gillet, the father of perennial agriculture in the West. The discovery of 100-year-ol...

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The Maya Seed Ark Project | CAMILA MARTINEZ

The Maya Seed Ark Project

CAMILA MARTINEZ

An Interview with The Maya Seed Ark Project founder Camila Martinez, who is establishing seed banks in Central America and educating Maya people about the risks...

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Beyond The Barcode: The Local Food Revolution | MICHAEL POLLAN

Beyond The Barcode: The Local Food Revolution

MICHAEL POLLAN

"Our food, in the vision of the globalizers and the vision of the total economy, will come from wherever in the world it can be produced most cheaply, free...

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Three Challenges To Sustainability | ARTY MANGAN

Three Challenges To Sustainability

ARTY MANGAN

By Arty Mangan   The dominant systems in place today- energy, food, agriculture, economy, education etc.- are unsustainable, and so by definition will fail...

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Shirley Sherrod Under Attack | ARTY MANGAN

Shirley Sherrod Under Attack

ARTY MANGAN

By Arty Mangan   USDA official and civil rights activist Shirley Sherrod triumphs once again over injustice   I first met Shirley Sherrod in the late ...

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Strawberry Fields Forever Water Is Life | ARTY MANGAN

Strawberry Fields Forever Water Is Life

ARTY MANGAN

Organic strawberries protect the ozone layer as industrial agriculture trades one toxic chemical for another. Living is easy with eyesclosed, misunderstanding a...

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Water Is Life | ARTY MANGAN

Water Is Life

ARTY MANGAN

Ethics and economics compete for fair distribution of water among people, industry & ecosystems as rural New Mexico communities and Central Valley Californi...

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Birth, Death and Biodynamic Peppering in the Garden | ARTY MANGAN

Birth, Death and Biodynamic Peppering in the Garde...

ARTY MANGAN

Chestnut-backed Chickadee nesting in the apple tree, taking full advantage of my horticultural deficiencies; making a home in the neglected, hollowed-out trunk ...

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The Spirit of Rudolf Steiner in County Kildare | ARTY MANGAN

The Spirit of Rudolf Steiner in County Kildare

ARTY MANGAN

“Jeannemarie, Jeannemarie watch! Lucinda, watch me sing hot cross buns!” Andrew Murphy, attracting their attention, began to sing,   “Hot...

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The Risks of Cloning Animals for Food | ARTY MANGAN

The Risks of Cloning Animals for Food

ARTY MANGAN

The FDA, in its usual baffling logic, has said that meat and milk from cloned animals is safe to eat, and that no special labeling is needed to give shoppers a ...

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Cosmos the Bull and Biodynamic Preparation 505 | ARTY MANGAN

Cosmos the Bull and Biodynamic Preparation 505

ARTY MANGAN

One of my earliest contacts with Biodynamic farming was a visit to Hugh Lovel’s farm in Blairsville, Georgia in the late 1990’s. Hugh had been worki...

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