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Joel Salatin: The Promise Of Regenerative Farming

It may well be our only long-term food solution
Sunday, March 13, 2016, 8:03 AM

Front man for the sustainable/regenerative farming movement, Joel Salatin, returns to the podcast this week.

Next month on April 23rd, he'll be joining Adam, the folks from Singing Frogs Farm, permaculturalist Toby Hemenway, and Robb Wolf at a speaking event in northern California. He'll be speaking on the power that's in our hands to make much smarter choices regarding the food systems we depend on. » Read more

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Joel Salatin: The Pursuit Of Food Freedom

A right worth fighting for
Sunday, June 28, 2015, 12:54 PM

Sustainable farming activist Joel Salatin and author of Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal returns this week to talk about the importance of a basic human right: to eat what we believe is best for us.

In past podcasts, he's described the challenges facing farmers who want to grow organically. This week, he sheds light on the additional challenges consumers face in getting access to quality produce and meats. » Read more

Featured Discussion

Conventional Farmers Rejecting GMO Seeds

Conventional Farmers Rejecting GMO Seeds

Growing evidence that non-GMO seeds are actually more profitable

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Jere Gettle: Growing Heirloom Plants

Our foodstock's future lies in preserving its past
Saturday, August 3, 2013, 9:47 PM

Jere Gettle runs one of the country's largest heirloom seed catalogs. His mission is to preserve long-standing plant varieties and combat the growing homogenization of our food stock, along with the genetic manipulation that Big Ag is responsible for. » Read more

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Daily Digest 6/7 - Bank Card Thefts Soaring, The Terrible Future Of The Syrian War

Friday, June 7, 2013, 10:53 AM
  • The Terrible Future Of The Syrian War
  • Are Central Banks Losing Control Over Interest Rates?
  • The Slow and Painful Death of Freedom in Canada
  • How to put cybersecurity defences to the test
  • Why I Left the Conservatives to Stand Alone
  • Bank card thefts 'soaring at ATMs'
  • Is a Freefall in Oil Prices Really Underway?
  • ‘They’ve bought everyone’s silence’: Drillers paying out fracking settlements to land owners on one condition — keeping quiet
  • Bees do it, so why can’t bee keepers and colleagues?
  • Meet 'Schmeat': Lab-grown meat hits the grill this month
  • Falling Fruit: Mapping The Urban Harvest
Featured Discussion

GMO Contamination of the Food Supply?

GMO Contamination of the Food Supply?

Monsanto's unapproved genetically-engineered Roundup Ready Wheat detected Oregon cropland

Daily Digest

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Daily Digest 5/30 - Wine Country Faces Fiscal Crisis, Drought Emaciates Cattle In NM

Thursday, May 30, 2013, 10:49 AM
  • Back to Basics – Gold, Silver, and the Economy
  • "Major Shocks Will Become The Norm From Now On"
  • US targets digital currency in huge fraud probe
  • OECD: Europe's Recession Threatens Entire Global Economy
  • ‘A disaster in slow motion’: Wine country latest California region to face fiscal crisis
  • How Islamist militancy threatens Africa
  • China's dead pig scandal ushers in hard times for fishermen and hog farmers
  • Portland, Maine Doctor Forgoes Insurance To Provide Affordable Care To Community
  • GMO lose Europe – victory for environmental organisations
  • Weather disasters increasing, insurance industry warns
  • GM salmon can breed with wild fish and pass on genes
  • Oops: Europe’s green mandates have resulted in more imported coal and wood consumption
  • Harper government nixed reviews for some oil sands projects following warnings of water disruption
  • Corn Growers Turn to Pesticides After Genetically Modified Seeds Fail
  • In China, 'cancer villages' a reality of life
  • Officials: NM ranch had 1,000 emaciated cattle
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A Tale of Two Forecasts

Where has our objectivity gone?
Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 8:04 PM

It was the best of times; it was the worst of times for the American public over the past month, as it was treated to two high-profile, but deeply conflicting, economic forecasts.

Despite declaring in 2008 that the age of cheap oil was over, the International Energy Agency (IEA) surprisingly announced last week that the United States would become the largest oil producer in the world by 2020. Hooray! This superlative declaration titillated U.S. media organizations, who understand quite well that Americans love to secure a #1 ranking in just about any category (save for prison incarceration, divorce rates, and obesity). As I explained to the Keiser Report, however, the IEA has done little more than produce an attention grabbing headline here. Simply ranking the 'top oil producer' in 2020 may mean much less than the public currently understands. » Read more