I thought I'd show you an article I enjoyed about the future of Earth's food and where it comes from. The article from www.grist.org talks about why industrial agriculture, is not necessarily the only way that we can support ourselves in the future, unfortunately, it is commonly believed to be. Check out the original article here.
I feel that this is one of the great issues of our time, and because it is almost invisible it is an easy problem to avoid. I'm sure many of you know about all of the...Read More
Food Solutions New England and the Sustainability Academy have teamed up to create "Voices from the Field: Perspectives on Food System Access". This film highlights the lives of three New Hampshire families struggling to maintain adequate and healthy diets, on a minimal budget. The video show the strength and resourcefulness that it takes to help them meet basic, nutritious dietary needs. See how they make local programs work for them to benefit and supplement low income budgets.
Listening to our speakers at our first 2011 New England Food Summit panel on building a regional vision and collaboration around food, I'm struck by a point made by panelist David Schwartz, campaign coordinator of the Real Food Challenge: who controls what we put in our body?
Say you live in New England and want to support local fishermen and women buy eating local seafood -- which, by the way, is healthy for your body and our local economy. According to Ken LaValley of NH Seagrant Extension...Read More
Greetings LIVE from the 2011 New England Food Summit!
Live from Portsmouth, NH, March 24-25, 2011!
Hundreds of delegates from across New England representing the food system from farm to fork to health and nutrition are gathering to plan concrete ways to collaborate regional to advance sustainable food in our region. We'll be blogging, Facebooking, Tweeting, and YouTubing live from the summit today and tomorrow to keep everyone informed and involved.
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Stay tuned all those who care about New England food!
Food Solutions New England is convening the New England Food Summit 2011 of delegates from across all six New England states and the entire food system (from farm to fork to health and nutrition), and we'll be blogging, Tweeting, Facebooking, and doing all things live from the summit!
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