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Bob Cannard, Farming with Nature for True Taste

From ORGANIC CONNECT: Bob Cannard, Farming with Nature for True Taste Food & Nutrition > Farms & Farmers > Bob Cannard, Farm…

Started by LissaLatest Reply

Article on Andy in Cheesemaking newsletter

From the New England Cheesemaking newsletter: Monday, August 19, 2013 Purple Onion Feta with Andy Cumberland Andy Cumberland with hi…

Started by LissaLatest Reply

Petition against patents on nature, Monsanto, and genetic engineering

It’s unbelievable, but Monsanto and Co. are at it again. These profit-hungry biotech companies have found a way to gain exclusive control o…

Started by ScarlettLatest Reply

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So few garden jokes ...

I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

1 Jul 9
Reply by Lissa

Plants 'talk to' each other through their roots

GUARDIAN ARTICLE Plants 'talk to' each other through their roots Scientists studying corn seedlings believe that they send signals under…

Started by Lissa

1 May 4
Reply by Christa

Fiona Presly's Friendship with a Bumble Bee

I'm not a facebookie, however this link seems to draw the beautiful story well. There are plenty of other versions on youtube taken from th…

Started by Rob Collings

6 Apr 18
Reply by Rob Collings

Fiona and her bumble bee friend

I'm not a facebookie, however this one seems to draw the beautiful story well. There are plenty of other versions on youtube taken from the…

Started by Rob Collings

0 Apr 17

No pesticide residue levels are safe

André Leu is an organic tropical fruit grower at Daintree in North Queensland. He is the former president of the International Federation o…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Apr 6
Reply by Christa

Saying farewell to organic seed imports and goodbye to Australian food sovereignty?

FROM: Jerry Coleby-Williams Director, Seed Savers’ Network Inc. Patron, National Toxics Network Inc. Patron, Householders’ Options to Prote…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Mar 17
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Heavy metal contamination of food: Where does it come from?

Arsenic levels in rice periodically hit the news. Arsenic is one of several toxic heavy metals found in foods – cadmium, lead, mercury and…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Feb 27
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

Uses of Cactus (Prickly) pear...

To spread knowledge of how to manage the cactus pear effectively, FAO and ICARDA launched Crop Ecology, Cultivation and Uses of Cactus Pear…

Started by Dave Riley

8 Jan 24
Reply by Dave Riley

Who will feed a changing world — industrial agriculture or peasant food webs?

Industrial agriculture uses 75% of farm land but delivers only 30% of the world’s food.  Peasant farmers feed 70% of the world’s people usi…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Jan 11
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Surprising types of Ocean Farming

When I hear of farming in our oceans, I assume aquaculture is the subject at hand. The following article links give an insight into differ…

Started by Rob Collings

3 Sep 7, 2017
Reply by Rob Collings

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