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Commentary :: Food From the Grassroots
by Raj Patelposted Jul 30, 2008
- The food crisis is only getting worse. The answer involves a deep shift in the way our food comes to us.By making local governments pay attention to hunger, a range of organizations, working on everything from local food purchasing programs to farmers markets, are shaping the future of food.
The Power of Food
by Madeline Ostranderposted Jul 30, 2008
- Providing food for people in need – regardless of whether they are “deserving” is a central part of Sara Miles' spiritual journey. St Gregory's food pantry in San Francisco.
Evangelicals’ Faith Leads Them to Issues of Environment and Social Justice
by Valerie Saturenposted Jul 30, 2008
- Valerie Saturen looks at major changes in the Evangelical movement. It's growing beyond its narrow focus on wedge issues like abortion to focus more on environmental protection and social justice.
Community Land Trust Keeps Prices Affordable—For Now And Forever
by Daniel Firesideposted Jul 29, 2008
- Community Housing Trusts buy land and houses, not for profit, but to keep them affordable for low- and middle-income residents. Daniel Fireside looks at the success of Vermont's 25-year-old Champlain Housing Trust, which provides homes for 2,100 households.
Why My Dad’s Going Green
by Kate Sheppardposted Jul 29, 2008
- Kate Sheppard recounts how she found common ground with her father, a conservative farmer. Environmental policies work for all.
Ahmed and the Return of the Arab Phoenix
posted Jul 23, 2008
- Shot around the Palmyra oasis, Syria, not far from the Euphrates river and the Iraqi border, this documentary shows the efforts of the Syrian government to protect its natural heritage.
350.org :: Because the World Needs to Know
posted Jul 01, 2008
- What's the best way to introduce the world to 350? With over 4000 languages spoken around the world, it's probably not with a bunch of words. 350.org did their best to boil down the science of global warming and vision of the 350 Campaign in 90 seconds.
Reinventing Our Food System
by Raj Patelposted Jun 30, 2008
- Raj Patel, author of Stuffed and Starved, speaks to Amy Goodman of Democracy Now about the food crisis.
Connect and Engage: Food and Water
posted Jun 30, 2008
- Give your students more hands-on activities with these captivating lesson plans about life’s most basic means of survival: food and water.
Finding Your Voice Through Food
by Karen Cherubiniposted Jun 30, 2008
- Karen Cherubini, who teaches science at Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia, tells the uplifting story of how she and her third grade students reduced their carbon footprint by making different food choices. And, more importantly how they learned a life-long lesson on how asking questions can change your life.
by Alisa Smithposted Jun 30, 2008
- One Man, One Woman, and a Raucous Year of Eating Locall
An Interview with Winona LaDuke
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jun 17, 2008
- Winona LaDuke on wild rice, wind power, Thunder Beings, self-reliance, and our covenant with the Creator.
Carl Pope & Van Jones
by Van Jones, Carl Popeposted Jun 09, 2008
- Carl Pope and Van Jones discuss Environmentalism, New Media, Civil Rights, the Economy
YES! But How? :: Non-toxic Art
by Noah Grant, Christiane Rancposted May 22, 2008
- Practical tips on non-toxic art materials, compact fluorescent bulbs, zip loc bags, and how to grow your own fresh air.
People We Love :: Tom Szaky
posted May 22, 2008
- One Man’s Garbage, Another's Revolution