Monthly Archives: October 2009

Halloween Celebration 2009: Hot Hungarian Dance Scene

USA: Halloween is the celebration for fall harvest, ghouls, seductive gypsy vampire dancing…?  Lest not forget the Csárdás, a gypsy orchestra classic written by Italian-born composer Vittorio Monti around 1904, and seen here in a hot vampire hungrian folk dancing … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Gathering, Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative: October 30 – November 1, 2009

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Graffiti and Grub on CAN-TV, Chicago

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South Central Farmers Día de los Muertos: Los Angeles, California, USA, November 1, 2009

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Baby Faces: NYTimes Editorial Notebook

On the subway and without a wasted word, VERLYN KLINKENBORG has it all right.

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Brahm Ahmadi: Food Systems, 2008

Oakland, USA: Footage of interview shot by Global Oneness Project of People’s Grocery Co-founder and Executive Director Brahm Ahmadi speaking on efforts to transform our modern food system.

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People’s Grocery Named as 2009 Green Alternatives Honoree

People’s Grocery wins the 2009 Green Alternative Honoree at MyHumanRightsHeroes.org.

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Fall Ache

An ache turning twinge and sudden emptiness forming a hot heart burning, and releases scorched earth policy in ways of words said aloud or words quiet, just thought that a life is suffering and churlish and yet somehow we find … Continue reading

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San Francisco Makes Composting City Law

San Francisco’s mandatory city-wide composting program becomes official city ordinance today. From Monday’s San Francisco Chronicle: The law, the most comprehensive in the country, is an aggressive push by Mayor Gavin Newsom to cut greenhouse gas emissions, return carbon to … Continue reading

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More than 50,000 Farmers Protest in Paris as Food Prices Drop

From today’s TVNZ: Thousands of farmers staged protests across France and blocked traffic for about two hours on a section of the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris to demand the government help them combat a plunge in food prices. France’s … Continue reading

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“One Step Beyond”

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Graffiti and Grub’s LaDonna Redmond Profiled in Time Magazine

CHICAGO, USA:  From Graffiti and Grub:  “LaDonna Redmond was recently profiled in Time Magazine as one of only 25 “Responsibility Pioneers” nationwide.” From Time Magazine: LaDonna Redmond considers opening an organic-food market on Chicago’s South Side the act of a … Continue reading

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TEDtalks: How Food Shapes Our Cities

Filmed July 2009, and posted October 2009: Every day, in a city the size of London, 30 million meals are served. But where does all the food come from? Architect Carolyn Steel discusses the daily miracle of feeding a city, … Continue reading

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Making Barren Lands Bountiful: CNN

NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA:  Long-time permaculture worker Geoff Lawton explains to CNN the importance of composting, soil health and permaculture basics: Compost may not seem a sexy subject, but within this steaming pile, life is being created. “There’s organisms breathing … Continue reading

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