“…Earth’s bounty, on which all of life depends, is the shared birth right of all living beings; none of us created it, and none of us has a right to monopolize it.”—David Korten In this third installment, David Korten, author of Agenda For a New Economy, outlines the steps necessary to create an economy that [...]
The 2010 mid-term election results have produced a substantial political shift in the house of representatives, and state legislatures throughout the country. No where across the political landscape—where the mood of the electorate is variously described as angry, fearful, frustrated—have the deepest issues of our time been openly discussed, let alone carefully examined. Indeed, one [...]
December 30, 2010 Dr. Vandana Shiva attended this year’s Velo-City 2010 Conference, held in Denmark last June. Outside, amidst bicycles, people, and sunshine, she answered questions posed by Sustainable Cities ™ about qualities, most promising initiatives, and challenges facing cities to be more sustainable. “I think urban gardens are very, very exciting. Even a few [...]
Food.Farmer.Earth newsletter: Distilled Spirits- Veteran bartender David Shenaut demonstrates how to make an Irish Coffee, and a drink he invented, the “Souracher”. We visit a micro-distiller to see what he makes, and why he enjoys making distilled spirits, and a look at the top-10 most viewed videos in 2012 for Cooking Up a Story and Food.Farmer.Earth videos.
March 04, 2011 Another great film by Portland-based filmmaker Taggart Siegel is about to hit the screen nationwide and Canada, starting today in 5 cities. Following on the heels of his widely acclaimed film, The Real Dirt on Farmer John, Siegel began working on Queen of the Sun in 2006. Documenting several beekeepers throughout the [...]
Food.Farmer.Earth newsletter: Gloria Vargas of Gloria’s Secret Cafe’, shows how to make authentic tamales. Manuel Recio takes us on a tour of his basque peppers on Viridian Farms.