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Biodynamics encourages plant health – High Plains Journal: Doug Rich

On a bright sunny day early this spring Evrett Lunquist and Ruth Chantry were busy moving flats full of vegetable plants from their greenhouse to outdoor gardens for transplanting. Common Good Farm, Lincoln, Nebraska, grows over 45 different vegetables and herbs for their Community Supported Agriculture customers. How they grow them is what really makes […]

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Genetically Modified Organism, GMO, GMO FREE Hawaii

Stupidity and Intelligence: Science, GMOs and Our Food | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

          “Science” is derived from the scire – “to know”. Each of us should know what we are eating, how it was produced, what impact it has on our health. The knowledge we need for growing food is knowledge of biodiversity and living seed, of living soil and the soil food […]

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Microgreens & Sprouts in Hawaii

Hawaii Eco Living Sprouts And Microgreens, Where?

  Sprouts And Microgreens Local, Fresh, Delicious! Hawaii Eco Living has purchased an established local sprout and microgreen business and is excited to begin our journey into the local food network. Providing nourishing food that is packed with goodness is an energizing operation to be a part of. The previous owner, with decades of practice, […]

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Food System In America

California’s Drought Could Upend America’s Entire Food System | ThinkProgress

On April 1, California Governor Jerry Brown stood in a field in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, beige grass stretching out across an area that should have been covered with five feet of snow. The Sierra’s snowpack — the frozen well that feeds California’s reservoirs and supplies a third of its water — was just eight […]

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Pesticides in Produce Consumer Reports

Across America, confusion reigns in the supermarket aisles about how to eat healthfully. One thing on shopper’s minds: the pesticides in produce. In fact, a recent Consumer Reports survey of 1,050 people found that pesticides are a concern for 85 percent of Americans. So, are these worries justified? And should we all be buying organics—which […]

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permaculture farmer on a tractor

Going Beyond “Knowing Your Farmer”: How Farmers, Workers, and People Struggling to Put Food on the Table Need to Lead the Movement – World Food Day

It shocks most people in the United States to think that  many children (not to mention adults), don’t know where their food comes from. “The store,” they might say. And so in the past 5 years, we have created more “farm to school” programs to introduce kids to what their food looks like when it […]

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Sustainable future, peak food

Five reasons why soil is key to the planet’s sustainable future | FAO partner zone | The Guardian

It may not be as visually striking as a green forest or appear as vital as fresh water, but plain-looking soil is a natural resource just as essential to sustaining life on Earth. Soil provides nutrients, water and minerals to plants and trees, stores carbon and is home to billions of insects, small animals, bacteria […]

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Avocado Festival - Big Island 2015

Avocado Festival Hawaii – Big Island 2015

Celebrate – Avocado Festival Hawaii February 20th – 21st Big Island The 9th Annual Avocado Festival is coming up on Saturday, 2/21/15 at the Sheraton Kona Spa &Resort For event & vendor information contact: Randyl Rupar (936-5233) randyldna@earthlink.net Avocado Festival Facebook Page Hawaii Eco Living Festivals Page

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