Tag Archives: local food systems

Permanent Culture: Tiffany Tong at UBC terrytalks

University of British Columbia: Redefining boundaries: Urban Agriculture: Tiffany Tong, from terrytalks on Vimeo., video 18min 06 sec.

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Give Us City Gardens, Not Just Grocery Stores

An editorial from today’s New York Times urges the first lady to take her efforts for community vegetable gardens one step further. Michelle Obama’s recent pitch for fresh vegetables and her avowed interest in community gardens have given new life … Continue reading

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Re-Localizing Agriculture: Slow Food Nation Forum

Website: FORA.tv, Format: video, Host:Slow Food Nation Title: Re-Localizing Food, Recorded: August 2008, Speakers: Michael Pollan, Winona LaDuke, Gary Paul Nabhan, Dan Barber, James Oseland. Length: 1 hr and 27 min. Summary In addition to preserving precious fossil fuel energy, … Continue reading

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NYC Borough Changing Food Policy

Manhattan Borough Chief Pushes for Better Nutrition in City : NYTimes “In a report to be released on Saturday, Scott M. Stringer, the Manhattan borough president, is calling for the city to make healthy food more widely available by giving … Continue reading

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