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Connexions Library: Food Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on food.
A Focus of Anti-capitalist Struggle?: Book review
A book review of No Local: Why Small-Scale Alternatives Won't Change the World
In 2011 the dacha gardens of Russia produced 40% of the nation's food.
While many in the world are completely dependent on large scale agriculture, the Russian people feed themselves. Their agricultural economy is small scale, predominantly organic and in the capable han...
Local and Organic Food and Farming: The Real Gold Standard
Allen, Will; Duesterberg, Kate; Cummins, Ronnie
When the local chemical grower tells you that local is better than organic, tell them that they should switch to organic so that you can trust their food to be safe, clean, inspected, and environmenta...
"Local" Goes Loco
Buying "local" has become a popular movement in American agriculture and commerce. Some corporations, however, are taking "local" a step farther.
Local Harvest for an Urban Landscape: Laying the Foundations for Sustainable Local Food Systems
How do you create a locally harvested food system for a city of 100,000?
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 21, 2015: A Healthier Planet
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
With the start of the growing season in much of the Northern hemisphere, Other Voices digs up articles and resources related to urban agriculture and local food production. Urban agriculture - growing...
Social Activist Grace Lee Boggs on Shaking Up the Status Quo in America
Grace Lee Boggs has been a part of almost every major movement in the United States in the last 75 years, including: Labor, Civil Rights, Black Power, Women’s Rights and Environmental Justice.
The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food
An account of how cooperative agricultural enterprises are revitalizing the economy of a town in Vermont.
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
Toronto Environmental Alliance
Since 1988, Toronto Environmental Alliance has campaigned locally to find solutions to Toronto's urban environmental problems. A not-for-profit organization, we advocate on behalf of all Torontonians ...
Senegal's fishing community will act on foreign fleets if government doesn't
Senegal's fisherman blame foreign trawlers for taking their catch
Annual catches by local fishermen in Senegal are down seventy-five percent from catches ten years ago, resulting in hunger and economic instability. Community leaders in Senegal are warning developed ...
Some pumpkin recipes
Turn your Halowe'en pumpkins into delicious and nutrious food
What is really unfortunate about the tradition of pumpkin carving is the waste of food as the vast majority of these pumpkins are destined for destruction. Pumpkin is a highly nutritious vegetable. Th...