Thomas Berry & Earth Community of Life 4/18/15

A Celebration of the vision and legacy of Thomas Berry that lives in our hearts and our work and The Earth Community as One Community of Life

Mon, Feb 27th: Occupy Our Food Supply

Occupy Our Food Supply is a global day of action, with an event in NYC. There is a listing for it at occupywallst.org: here. Monday, February 27, 2012 Occupy Our Food Supply In NYC: Seed Exchange at the NY Stock Exchange 11:30AM – Assemble at the Stock Exchange 12:00PM – Seed Exchange at Liberty Square […]

Everyone Benefits from CSA (via thegreenschoolhouseseries)

Build a better relationship – with your produce. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a great way for consumers to get their weekly produce fix with locally grown vegetables directly from a farmer in their community.  How it Works A farmer provides a “share” (usually a box of vegetables, but other products like fruit and dairy […]

Eco-farming Can Double Food Production in 10 Years, says new UN report (via Food Freedom)

By United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food GENEVA – Small-scale farmers can double food production within 10 years in critical regions by using ecological methods, a new UN report* shows. Based on an extensive review of the recent scientific literature, the study calls for a fundamental shift towards agroecology as a way […]

7 Reasons Food Shortages Will Become a Global Crisis (via Food Freedom)

Food inflation is here and it’s here to stay.  We can see it getting worse every time we buy groceries. Basic food commodities like wheat, corn, soybeans, and rice have been skyrocketing since July, 2010 to record highs.  These sustained price increases are only expected to continue as food production shortfalls really begin to take […]

Poets for Peace 10/4/10

Poets for Peace Protector and Protester We will try to resuscitate our Bill of Rights To protest these wars on Iraq, and Afghanistan Our weapons-words HEAR US Monday October 4    , 2010 7-9pm Westbury library, 445 Jefferson Street, Westbury  516-333-0176 POETS

Guv cand Hawkins (G-NY): Organic Farming Stops Toxic Pesticides, Herbicides and Fertilizers, Strengthen NYS Food Policy Council

The only way that the Green Party can regain ballot status in NY is to get 50,000 votes for their Governor candidate in 2010. This opportunity comes only once every four years, and it only applies to the Governor’s race. Gaining ballot status will enable the Green Party to run more peace candidates, more single-payer […]

Farming in your Window

h/t to Gregg Wills You can grow up to 25 fresh live vegetable plants

Cynthia McKinney: Going organic…

Former U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney says: “Leave the oil in the soil.” Cynthia McKinney is running for President. McKinney will appear on the primary ballot in several states on Super Tuesday, February 5, 2008.

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