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Women in Agriculture

In Food Justice by Joan Shields, RNLeave a Comment

Women in Agriculture: Uganda I’ve been busy partnering with some of the most innovative and inspiring women from around the world for food security in developing nations. There are currently 7 billion+ people in the world. It is anticipated that there will be another 2 Billion people by 2050. For developing countries, the current pattern of agriculture has proven to …

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Watch the Full Documentary – SEED: The Untold Story

In Food Justice by Carlos Espinal, INHCLeave a Comment

Watch SEED: The Untold Story for FREE until May 1st. Click here to watch now. About the Film Worshiped and treasured since the dawn of humankind, few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers intent on protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our …

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What Is Killing the CSA?

In Food Justice by Local Roots NYCLeave a Comment

In the past five years, we’ve had a revolution in the way we eat. There are more ways to buy food than ever before, all catered to our varying lifestyle and dietary needs. But as our food system changes each day with every new meal kit or farm box competing for our attention, what does it mean for the golden …

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An Interview With The Botanical Explorer Joseph Simcox

In Environment, Food Justice by Carlos Espinal, INHCLeave a Comment

We are grateful to share the incredible work of our friend and film maker Anthony Rodriguez who documents the fascinating aspects of permaculture, sustainability and food justice throughout the globe. This first video serves as an introduction to the Botanical Explorers series which follows ethnobotanist Joseph Simcox and friends on their journey to find and document rare and exotic plants …

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What Does Farm to Table Really Mean?

In Food Justice by Local Roots NYC1 Comment

  You can read all the Michael Pollan books and watch sexy shots of cooking on TV, but purchasing within a local food system turns farm to table from a terminology into experiential education. What do we mean by that? By purchasing through a CSA or farmers market, you’re able to meet your farmers either in person or, in this modern …

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Rain Forest Hero Plants Over 30,000 Trees to Save the Amazon

In Environment, Food Justice, Sustainability by Carlos Espinal, INHCLeave a Comment

This short from Dan Childs and Nick Werber beautifully captures the way one community is learning to live in balance with their environment. For decades the people in the Manu region of Peru have used slash-and-burn as their primary farming technique. Realizing that there would soon be no forest left if this practice continued, Reynaldo Ochoa began experimenting with different approaches to farming the land. …

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Kraft’s Overuse of High Fructose Corn Syrup: Proceed with Caution

In Empowerment, Food Justice by The Boycott MovementLeave a Comment

Many Kraft products contain the dangerous ingredient known as high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Since the late 80’s this ingredient has been added as a sweetener in many processed food items. HFCS is so prevalent that the average American consumes a whopping 35 pounds of it a year since it’s found in 90% of all processed foods. Some of the …

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How to Grow Your Own Food on a Patio or Roof

In Food Justice by Jesse Soberal2 Comments

Many people think that you can only grow food in the ground but it very possible to grow food anywhere like a patio or roof. I’ve been growing food on my roof for over 4 years now and have had tremendous success without any previous gardening experience. If done correctly you can produce a whole lot of food on your …