Posts Tagged ‘agriculture’

A Good Food Farmer (video)

A Good Food Farmer (video)

Anthony Boutard, of Ayers Creek Farm, is not your typical farmer. Trained as a forester, he and his wife, Carol, backed into farming – as he likes to tell it.

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations—CAFO’s: Dan Imhoff Speaks Out-2 (video)

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations—CAFO’s: Dan Imhoff Speaks Out-2 (video)

In part 2, food writer and activist Dan Imhoff talks about Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations to a Portland Friends of Family Farmers audience.

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations—CAFO’s: Dan Imhoff Speaks Out (video)

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations—CAFO’s: Dan Imhoff Speaks Out (video)

The modern day Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) is both a crowning achievement of short-term human scientific prowess, and profound monumental hubris with terrible consequences unfolding now, and yet to unfold.

Urban Sprawl as Documented by Arizona Farmer

Urban Sprawl as Documented by Arizona Farmer

April 04, 2011 As farmland is lost to developers, Arizona farmer (and artist) Matthew Moore creates house floorplans in nearby fields to represent these soon-to-be buildings. Part art, part warning, these expressive works reminds us of “23 million acres (and counting) of farmland swallowed up by urban development in the US during the last 25 […]

Saving Civilization—Our’s—on PBS, Television Tomorrow

Saving Civilization—Our’s—on PBS, Television Tomorrow

It’s a fast approaching train, and it’s heading directly our way. Visionary author Lester R. Brown warns civilization is heading toward collapse…