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Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 4th, 2014

Patterns of autism match patterns of pollution-caused birth defects.

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How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 4th, 2014

A well maintained asparagus bed may produce for 25 years!

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Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

By Brian Ziggy, Posted February 13th, 2012

Living in community with one another is the foundation for a new pioneering, sustainable culture…

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7 Ways Organic Farms Outperform Conventional Farms

7 Ways Organic Farms Outperform Conventional Farms

By Greg Seaman, Posted October 24th, 2011

Sustainable, organic farming practices are the best way to feed the future…

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Perennial Crops Being Developed to Produce Food with Less Environmental Impact

Perennial Crops Being Developed to Produce Food with Less Environmental Impact

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 23rd, 2011

The development of perennial grain crops represents a breakthrough in global food production…

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Eating less meat and dairy has minimal impact on global warming, expert argues

Eating less meat and dairy has minimal impact on global warming, expert argues

By ScienceDaily, Posted January 25th, 2011

There is no doubt that livestock are major producers of methane, one of the greenhouse gases, but comparison figures may be inaccurate.

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Homemade Prosperity – escaping the consumer trap

Homemade Prosperity – escaping the consumer trap

By Shannon Hayes, YES! Magazine, Posted December 22nd, 2010

Caught in the consumer trap? Radical Homemaker Shannon Hayes discovered that producing what she needs at home lets her live on a fraction of what she thought she needed.

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Soils and Souls: The promise of The Land

Soils and Souls: The promise of The Land

By Robert Jensen, Posted October 18th, 2010

We must ask how we can construct an economy that can balance what is biologically and physically possible with what is socially and ethically desirable.

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Organic Farms Win at Potato Pest Control

Organic Farms Win at Potato Pest Control

By Daniel Cressey, Posted August 9th, 2010

Organic agriculture promotes more balanced communities of natural predators

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Global food problems are about justice, not scarcity

Global food problems are about justice, not scarcity

By Frances Moore Lappé, YES! Magazine, Posted July 8th, 2010

While world food experts cry “scarcity,” we humans are creating hunger out of plenty…

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The Case for Sustainable Meat

The Case for Sustainable Meat

By Shannon Hayes, YES! Magazine, Posted July 5th, 2010

Can meat have a place in the life of a “radical homemaker” trying to live sustainably? Farmer Shannon Hayes believes it can.

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‘One-Straw Revolution’ republished by Amazon

‘One-Straw Revolution’ republished by Amazon

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 6th, 2010

Published in English in 1978, “The One Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming”, by Masanobu Fukuoka, is available once again.

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Fair Food Farmstead – providing accessibility to locally grown food

Fair Food Farmstead – providing accessibility to locally grown food

By Eartheasy, Posted October 19th, 2009

Many consumers cite ‘distance’ and ‘inconvenient location’ as reasons to not shop at farmer’s markets. The Farmstand, located in Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal, is pioneering an innovative model for a community supported agricultural program.

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An organic farmer’s perspective on the meat/climate change debate

An organic farmer’s perspective on the meat/climate change debate

By Eliot Coleman, Grist.org, Posted August 20th, 2009

A 2007 UN report called “Livestock’s Long Shadow,” claimed that 18 percent of global human-induced greenhouse gas emissions stem from meat production. Eliot Coleman, a respected small-scale farmer, offers this counterpoint.

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The New Rules of Food

The New Rules of Food

By Alan Mammoser, Posted March 26th, 2009

Concerned citizens, farmers and others are starting to work on a new set of rules for the food system.

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Glacial rock dust boosts vegetable growth, and helps to mitigate global warming

Glacial rock dust boosts vegetable growth, and helps to mitigate global warming

By Paul Kelbie, The Independent, Posted March 2nd, 2009

Belief is growing that an answer to some of the earth’s problems are not only at hand, but under our feet…

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Future Farming: Planning now to prevent a national food crisis

Future Farming: Planning now to prevent a national food crisis

By Robert Jensen, Posted February 4th, 2009

In an interview, Wes Jackson counsels that we pay more attention to our soil over the long haul.

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Can organic farming feed the world?

Can organic farming feed the world?

By The Organic Consumers Association, Posted January 30th, 2009

A summary of research suggests that organic agriculture could potentially supply global food needs.

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Peak Phosphorus

Peak Phosphorus

By Greg Seaman, Posted January 28th, 2009

Our ability to provide enough food to feed the human population is dependent on the availability of phosphorus.

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Pesticides choke pathway for nature to produce nitrogen for crops

Pesticides choke pathway for nature to produce nitrogen for crops

By University of Oregon, Posted January 28th, 2009

Many farmers applying pesticides to boost crop yields may instead be contributing to growth problems, scientists report in a new study.

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