Posts Tagged ‘food security’

The Resilient Gardener, A Book Review

The Resilient Gardener, A Book Review

The Resilient Gardener is a personal revelation about “All-American food security,” and a clarion call to action.

Stockbox Grocers Strive to Fill Food Deserts

Stockbox Grocers Strive to Fill Food Deserts

September 16, 2011 Many neighborhoods throughout urban and rural America do not have access to fresh food and day-to-day living essentials within walking or a short driving distance. Many of these areas are known to be a food desert. Over 23 million people live in food deserts. An idea to help bring food to some […]

Chickens and Goats in Urban Backyards

Chickens and Goats in Urban Backyards

February 28, 2011 An ordinance to make it easier to raise food producing animals (FPAs) in the city of Denver is under consideration. While various city committees review the proposed ordinance (PDF), the director of Denver Urban Homesteaders, James Bertini, is working on a ballot initiative to let the citizens of Denver vote on the […]

Vandana Shiva: The Future of Food-Part 3

Vandana Shiva: The Future of Food-Part 3

Dr. Vandana Shiva founded the Research for Science, Technology, and Ecology, (RFSTE) organization, inspired by her earlier involvement with the Chipko movement.

The Multnomah Food Action Plan

The Multnomah Food Action Plan

January 27, 2011 A lot of excitement in the air today as the Multnomah Food Initiative had its kickoff celebration of the Multnomah Food Action Plan (PDF) in Portland, Oregon. The room was filled with sustainable food and agriculture enthusiasts, advocates, and policy makers. “The goal Multnomah Food Initiative is to develop a shared community […]