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Is Cuba the future of farming? – The Boston Globe

IN 2006, the World Wildlife Fund identified Cuba as the only country in the world to achieve sustainable development. This was, in large part, due to the country’s involuntary adoption and ultimate promotion of agroecology — farming practices that dramatically reduce or eliminate the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides. In some cases, those substances […]

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Korean Natural Farming Symposium 2015

Korean Natural Farming From Hawai`i Farmers Union United: HFUU’s East Hawaii Chapter is holding their 1st Annual Korean Natural Farming Symposium to share and teach Korean Natural Farming Practices. The event will be held from October 1-3, 2015 in Hilo, Hawaii. KNF is a compilation of organic practices that utilizes local, cheap, easy-to-obtain ingredients to […]

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Scott Mann

Episode 1524: Right Livelihood with Ben Weiss, Dave Jacke, and Charles Eisenstein | The Permaculture Podcast

This episode is a Susquehanna Permaculture round-table discussion recorded at my friend Seppi Garrett’s on June 3, 2015 in front of a live audience. The panel for the conversation were Ben Weiss, Dave Jacke, and Charles Eisenstein. Ostensibly the conversation was framed around the idea of how to achieve a right livelihood, but as you […]

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Growing Their Own Food, Financial Collapse

Greek villagers’ secret weapon: Growing their own food – Business Insider

KARITAINA, Greece (AP) — Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and the slashing of his pension: 10 goats, some hens and a vegetable patch.If Greece’s financial crisis deepens, as many believe it must, he can feed his children and grandchildren with the bounty of the land in this proud village high in […]

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Hot Topic, Raw Emotion, and the Spice of Life: Chewing over Food Choice in Community – Fellowship for Intentional Community

 Tracy From La’akea Community (Big Island) & Fellowship for Intentional Community Deep breath in, deep breath out. I sit on one of the twin beds in our upstairs meeting room, leaning against the wall, with a steaming cup of freshly harvested and brewed turmeric ginger tea, mildly sweetened with honey from the bees on the […]

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The Permaculture Students – Growing Our Future

The Permaculture Student series bring permaculture design science to home and public schools, families & adult learners. The Permaculture Student Website Permaculture is the future Permaculture is a design science that uses the patterns and systems of nature to provide sustainably and regeneratively for both humans and the environment. It is also the best way […]

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2 Ways to Inspire Sustainability in Your Community – Fellowship for Intentional Community

Community Bookstore Gaia Education Guides Digital Teacher’s Guide Digital Youth Activities Guide Reviewed by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager Gaia Education Guides Teacher’s Guide & Youth Activities Guide by Gaia Education Digital Teacher’s Guide $15 Digital Youth Activities Guide $10 Both for $20! Where does one begin when teaching and inspiring one’s community towards a […]

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