Willamette Valley organic seed breeder, Frank Morton, explains the benefits of open pollination in plant breeding.
What is the proper role for government to play with our food system?
There has also been close cooperation with the food industry in research into fortifying and enriching food products which might simplify school feeding in schools which lack space and food preparation facilities.—USDA National School Lunch Program History America was founded upon a set of ideals. None more inspiring than the notion through hard work and […]
For almost all of agriculture existence, farmers were largely the stewards of the land and the crops that they grew.
Raj Patel explains what food sovereignty means, and why people around the world are fighting to have a say in their own food system.
In Raj Patel’s new book, The Value of Nothing, Patel explains what it means to have corporate monopolies that can manipulate both price and supply, coupled to a “free market” philosophy…
January 27, 2010 Posted on Oprah’s website page, dedicated to today’s show: Food 101 with Michael Pollan, there were several ‘extras’ available. The one that caught my eye was the opportunity to purchase Food, Inc. for just $9.99… at least until 11:59pm PST on January 29th (Friday), thru Amazon. A savings of $16.99. Not bad […]
January 8, 2010 A Farm Foundation Roundtable discussion took place today. Michael Dimock, of Roots of Change (ROC) was present, offering “ten basic building blocks” for a new social contract. Dimock goes on to say, ” I am a realist who looks at the past and says we can, we will, and we must change […]
Cummings believes a handful of global agrichemical companies are threatening the livelihoods of farmers.
In Claire Hope Cummings book, Uncertain Peril, she writes about the importance of preserving biodiversity, and native plant species.