Slow Food, Slow Money and Sustainability (Video)

By Woody Tasch Intro by globaloneness In this complete interview, author Woody Tasch illustrates the concept of Slow Money. He describes how the current economic crisis evokes fundamental questions about the future of capitalism and provides a unique opportunity to reorganize…

Climate Change and Agriculture

By Dr. Vandana Shiva 23 February, 2011 Climatestorytellers.org Biodiverse Ecological Farming is the Answer, not Genetic Engineering Industrial globalised agriculture is heavily implicated in climate change. It contributes to the three major greenhouse gases: carbon dioxide (CO2) from the use…

GM crop cultivation nosedives across Europe

By Nigerian Compass The new annual industry- sponsored report from Friends of the Earth International revealed that cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops across Europe continues to decline – with an increasing number of national bans, and decreasing numbers of…

Best Vegetables to Grow in the Shade

By Colleen Vanderlinden Mother Earth News For success growing in the shade, remove low-hanging branches from nearby trees, use raised beds and liners to discourage tree roots from wicking water away from crops, and use reflective mulches to give plants…

Mexico goes back to the land

By Gustavo Esteva UK Guardian A peasant holds corn cobs during a demonstration in Mexico City against prices rising Photograph: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images This is grim news: food prices are reaching record levels worldwide. The thousands of farmers who have…

Top 10 reasons to consume cod liver oil

By Shantih Coro Functional Holistic Wellness From the Arctic to ancient Rome, from the South Seas to Scandinavia, fermented cod liver oil was a sacred food considered essential for optimal health and strength. So what is the deal? Why is…

Canada defeats GMO hazard legislation

By Rady Ananda By a vote of 178 to 98, on February 9th, Canada’s House of Commons defeated Bill C-474, an Act that would have required an analysis of potential harm to export markets before permitting the commercialization of any…