You must watch Karen Armstrong’s TED talk on religion, compassion, the active side of belief, and the Golden Rule. Now. No really, go watch it right now. It’s not that long. In fact, watch it right here: Once you’re done with that, watch Mark Bittman’s talk on what’s wrong with what we eat. It’s not [...]
Mike just let me know that he has a new blog called Code Bread, “Mostly just because I wanted to have a ‘Bread Alert!’ tag.” Since his geeky humor is only outclassed by his breadmaking skills, I think it’ll be a winner. Be sure to check out the first recipe, Mushroom Garlic Bread. Oh yeah!
Jim Hightower has come up with a new animation for his “gooberhead awards.” This time it profiles the folks involved in allowing non-organic beef to be injected with carbon monoxide to keep it looking pink and fresh (regardless of how old it is!). This totally goes under the “grossest news of the week” and the [...]
Who didn’t see this one coming? None of us in the organic ag industry are surprised. In fact, we’ve been worrying about it for at least a year now. Remember, bigger is not always better, especially when it’s Wal-Mart. Ok, kids, I’m posting the whole article here, complete with original links, as it’s relatively short [...]
This is a very good article, titled Poor Taste, on Grist debunking a recent anti-sustainable, anti-organic and anti-local food rant in The Economist that even invokes one of the chief architects of the ill-fated Green Revolution. I mean, point well taken that creating a truly environmentally conscious and sustainable food system is NOT just limited [...]