Are Subsidies Making Us Fat? {Video}


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Who Will be The Biggest Farm Bill Loser?

It is often argued that subsidies have lead to the overproduction of commodity crops like corn and soybeans, creating cheap junk food that makes us fat. The farmers lose and Continue reading

Save the Farm {Video}


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After watching the trailer for Save the Farm and reading about the farmers who were evicted from the land that sustained hundreds of people, I was suspended in disbelief. Watch this trailer, read the info I picked up from the website, and let me know your own reaction. Then help by sharing this post. Continue reading

A man, a bike and a food fight


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Determined to raise $50,000 for the Nature Conservancy, Nathan Winters  spent 5 months pedaling 4,300 miles across the country. I met Nathan on twitter of all places—where he’s been touted as one of “The Top 20 Real Food Advocates to Follow”—and was intrigued by what could possibly motivate a man to set out on such a journey.

Nathan Winters

Nathan explains in this excerpt from his book, An Unconventional Harvest

Why did I spend 5 months pedaling 4,300 miles across the country to rediscover our food system? Before I answer that question, I must point out Continue reading

Hands That Feed: Non-profit film needs your support


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Haiti’s food crisis and post-quake opportunities for sustainability.

Hands That Feed is a non-profit documentary film that I hope you’ll help support. It explores the agricultural collapse in Haiti, its role in the post-earthquake food crisis, and the emerging grassroots development models that seek to restore Haiti’s food supply and environment.
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Peaceable Kingdom


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Announcing the next documentary film on my must see list…

Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home

About the film:
Created by the charitable organization, Tribe of Heart, this riveting story of transformation and healing explores the awakening conscience of several people who grew up in traditional farming culture and who have now come to question the basic premises of their inherited way of life. The trailer: Continue reading

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