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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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Botanical Explorers: The Fruitful Forest (Full Movie)

In Environment by Carlos Espinal, INHCLeave a Comment

We are so more than excited to be able to share this wonderful documentary from filmaker and fellow permaculturist Anthony Rodriguez. The Fruitful Forest follows Joseph Simcox and friends as they explore the Amazon Jungle for exotic and rare species of edible plants. Be sure to check back for more videos from this incredible filmaker documenting the wonders of nature. …

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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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The Choice is Ours – A Venus Project Documentary

In Sustainability by Carlos Espinal, INHCLeave a Comment

This film series explores many aspects of our society. To rethink what is possible in our world, we need to consider what kind of world we want to live in. Although we refer to it as civilization, it is anything but civilized. Visions of global unity & fellowship have long inspired humanity, yet the social arrangements up to the present …

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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 …