Monthly Archives: March 2010

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Banchan on Cover of March Issue of Saveur Magazine

Delicious banchan takes the Saveur Photo Contest.

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Too-Busy Bees: NYTimes Op-Ed Contributor

MARCELO AIZEN and LAWRENCE HARDER explain the complex questions behind colony-collpase disorder.  See the full Op-Ed here. IN the past five years, as the phenomenon known as colony-collapse disorder has spread across the United States and Europe, causing the disappearance … Continue reading

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Slim Pickings? You Can Still Eat Well: NYTimes Recipes for Health

Conscious of a sparing economy, ideas for good eating in today’s NYTimes Recipes for Health, seen here.

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Urban agriculture: multi-dimensional tools for social development in poor neighbourghoods: RUAF

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Big Question: Feast or famine?

The University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment is discovering solutions to Earth’s biggest problems, including the big question of how are we going to feed a growing world without destroying the planet?

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GMO-Free Zapatista Seed Corn from School for Chiapas Available in US, Canada

(…) By planting Zapatista corn, you become a part of a global effort to preserve a vital genetic heritage that has evolved over thousands of years.  Great for making tortillas!  You can plant this powerful Zapatista seed corn in your … Continue reading

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For Pennies, a Disposable Toilet That Could Help Grow Crops: NYTimes Science

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Evolution By the Grassroots: Olivia Judson, NYTimes

From yesterdays Opinionator, Olivia Judson gives the story behind the evolutionary power of grass-lands:  See the article here.

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Human Culture, an Evolutionary Force: NYTimes Science

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Stunning shots of thirsty bats swooping down for a drink from garden pond: Daily Mail UK

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FoodNYC: A Blueprint for a Sustainable Food System

FoodNYC: A Blueprint for a Sustainable Food System, published on the website of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. New York, February 17, 2010 – Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer today released “FoodNYC: A Blueprint for a Sustainable Food System,” … Continue reading

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Organic Agriculture in Cuba’s Capital: San Francisco Bay View

We are looking at the end of (relatively) cheap oil, food and transportation, crises that have already had a devastating impact on Third World nations and communities of color. These issues hit Cuba a stunning blow in the early 1990s, … Continue reading

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