Food sovereignty is an issue we will likely hear a lot about in coming years. Basically, it is the right a community has to determine where its food comes from. Outbreaks of food-borne illness receive great attention, but concerns about our food system are growing even when it is ‘working.’ We need to take a hard look at the system that stocks our grocery store shelves with products full of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and preservatives – and see if we can come up with a better way to feed a nation.
|By: Jill Richardson Sunday September 19, 2010 9:14 pm|
Today and tomorrow, the FDA is meeting to decide whether to allow the first genetically engineered animal – a fast-growing salmon – into the U.S. food supply. And the science “proving” its safety ain’t so good.
|By: Lisa Derrick Sunday September 19, 2010 4:31 pm|
Food Sunday: In Which I Attempt Biscuits
|By: Jill Richardson Tuesday September 14, 2010 2:47 pm|
It may not be long before you start finding genetically engineered animals on your dinner plate. But let’s at least use solid science to prove their safety before allowing them into the food supply. And, alarmingly, that is NOT what the FDA is doing right now.
|By: Larue-Clique Member Since LibbyGate Sunday September 12, 2010 12:23 pm|
A how to summary of marinades, how to use them, make them, and a few base recipes, along with links to more ideas, science, and recipes.
|By: TobyWollin Sunday August 29, 2010 1:00 pm|
Taking a class in something you think you already know sometimes yields a whole new perspective.
|By: Jill Richardson Sunday August 15, 2010 2:00 pm|
The Senate passed a child nutrition bill. What now?
|By: Larue-Clique Member Since LibbyGate Sunday August 15, 2010 11:01 am|
A glorious practice to fully cultivate the joys of purple-hued goodness!
|By: nourishingtheplanet Wednesday August 11, 2010 6:50 am|
Read about Integrated Pest Management – a method of growing crops with minimizes the use of pesticides.
|By: Larue-Clique Member Since LibbyGate Sunday July 25, 2010 2:00 pm|
Sittin in with a band at a Farmers Market gig Saturday morning, then off to a pickin party bbq and such with about 50 or more folks!
I never go to a pickin party without brangin phud!
Here’s the phud!