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The Coming Famine: a comprehensive look at our food future

In August I attended a book launch by Professor Julian Cribb, a scientist and science communicator. His book is "The Coming Famine, the global food crisis and what we can do to avoid it." Here is a video of the event. (Technical problems ...

Forum topic - ezlxq1949 - Dec 22 2011 - 4:16pm - 29 comments

BBC discussion, food security

Link to an interesting BBC interview with Lester Brown discussing the world food situation: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00f32rp (Current News & Events, food security, sustainability) Link to an interesting BBC interview with ...

Forum topic - CB - Mar 9 2011 - 4:55pm - 0 comments

Growing our 75% of our own food in our yard in < 1 year

We were able to grow more than enough food to live on in less than a year in our own backyard using permaculture methods.  Most of the plants are self propagating and live on ambient sun and rain.  We live in a working class neighborhood in a small ...

Forum topic - akamai mom - Nov 5 2010 - 5:47am - 10 comments

Food Crisis

Most of you will probably have read this from the daily digest,  but I would like some ideas of how most of you feel about this. http://www.marketskeptics.com/2009/12/2010-food-crisis-for-dummies.html   The USDA numbers do NOT add up.  I ...

Forum topic - On Our Own - Jan 12 2010 - 9:53am - 9 comments

World Plan for the Garden of Eat'n

WORLD PLAN FOR THE GARDEN OF EAT'N    By Jim Miller; 8/29/09     OVERVIEW: PHASE 1     Phase I's goal is to complete and test a prototype of the Garden of Eat'n. The project encompasses the “Locavore” production and ...

Forum topic - jimmiller5417 - Sep 28 2009 - 1:11pm - 6 comments

Great New Article on Local Farming and Food (Poison, Politics and Profits)

I asked Chris Hedges to look into the rise of local, organic farming and he wrote a great story on it here: Food Is Power and the Powerful Are Poisoning Us ...

Forum topic - paranoid - Sep 16 2009 - 10:23am - 5 comments

Land For Sale

hi  y'all this was sent to me by a friend who writes an environmental whacko column you know one of the three e's anyway it raised a question for me or more correctly a slew of questions. as most of you know i am on the board of ...

Forum topic - joe2baba - Apr 17 2009 - 12:30pm - 1 comment

Food-Back Currency

Perhaps some of you are familiar with Jason Bradford's "Reality Report", a long-format interview podcast on issues related to energy descent. (Featuring luminaries like, uh, Chris Martenson.) I just ran across this interesting post by him ...

Forum topic - alawrence - Mar 5 2009 - 10:20pm - 3 comments

Peak Phosphorus

Phosphorus Matters Compost , Food Shortages , Soil Composition , Soil Conservation , Soil Erosion & Contamination — by Marcin Gerwin Part One: Closing the Phosphorus Cycle NOTE: I have gone on about this in ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Jan 18 2009 - 3:34pm - 4 comments