Browsing the "Industrial Agriculture" Tag

Food Rules: Michael Pollan on the Problems of Using Industrial Agriculture for Fuel – an RSA Animated Lecture

June 25th, 2012 | by ecolocalizer

One of the most inspiring and brilliant minds of our time, Michael Pollan speaks with a sense of truth not commonly found in our era of dis-information and corporate high-jacked press. In this amazing animated short, Pollan speaks about the challenges of a world that has enough land to feed everybody, and the ways in which industrial agriculture is corrupting our future, polluting our fertile soil, and manifesting world hunger for the sake of cheap fuel

Saving Heirloom Seeds with Crowd Sourcing

March 31st, 2012 | by ecolocalizer

This great post by Patricia Larenas is a reprint from one of the many blogs in our network: Multi-National corporations continue to develop agricultural strategies which indirectly destroys food crop biodiversity. I’m getting ready to sow my Three Heart Lettuce seeds and be part of a volunteer team that is evaluating a special heirloom variety of lettuce that is in danger of extinction. Just like rare wild plants and animals, food crops can disappear forever

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