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Farming as a Way to Reduce Carbon Emissions Instead of Increasing Them
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, farming, food, green, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - dailyyonder.com
Industrial farming needs to adapt "Restoration Agriculture," an old idea that is finding new scientific support as we look at farming as a way to reduce carbon emissions instead of increasing them.
Verde Gardens Farm Program Gives New Life and Work To Miami-Dade Homeless Families (PHOTOS)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: farming, homelessness, housing, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, food, garden, humans, interesting, protection, sustainable )

Kamia
- 12 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A program designed to provide food and purpose to the homeless in Miami-Dade county is making more of a difference than they ever thought possible. The Homestead farm community allows formerly homeless families to work the land to help pay rent.
Vintage Photos of Winter On The Farm (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: weather, winter, farming, work, environment, family, greenliving, humans, interesting, food, society )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Winter seems like a long season, and feelings about its snowy beauty can fade when itâEUR(TM)s below 20 degrees day after day after day. These photos via the Library of Congress include some lovely farm scenes as well as images of work getting done.
Reinventing the Potato:Turns Out Spuds Aren't as Boring as You Might Think
Green Lifestyle  (tags: family, food, garden, farming, healthy, interesting, coolstuff, shopping, humans, organic, environment )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Although most people associate the potato with Ireland and Idaho, its evolutionary birthplace is Peru, a country that, to this day, has far more varieties of the vegetable than anywhere else.
2 Shocking Maps That Reveal How American Agriculture Actually Works
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, farming, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 32 days ago - realfarmacy.com
Drifting through the ocean looking for fresh water to drink is a lot like venturing through farmland in Iowa looking for freshly grown food to eat. Being surrounded by water that you canâEUR(TM)t drink is surprisingly similar to being lost in rural Iowa, why?
Family Farmers Hold Keys to Agriculture in a Warming World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: farming, climate change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, family, garden, food, green, Sustainabililty, sustainable, organic )

Kamia
- 35 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
In a world increasingly overrun by Mega farms and factory processing, it appears that the small family farms are the ones developing sustainable local techniques that can survive and feed the world in the midst of global climate chaos.
More Than Half of Africa's Arable Land 'Too Damaged' for Food Production
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, soil degradation, farming, Africa, climate-change, sustainabililty )

Nancy
- 42 days ago - ipsnews.net
The report, "No Ordinary Matter: conserving, restoring and enhancing Africa's soil", notes that Africa suffers from the triple threat of land degradation, poor yields and a growing population.
Tell Starbucks: Drop Out of the Anti-GMO Labeling Lawsuit
Green Lifestyle  (tags: healthconditions, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, science, research, Sustainabililty, world, activists, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, law, media, rights, politics, safety, society, usa, americ )

Wendy
- 53 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Oral arguments in the crucial Vermont GMO labeling lawsuit are expected to start in the next few weeks,1 so now is the perfect time to pressure Starbucks to end its membership in the Grocery Manufacturers Association and stop fighting GMO labeling..
Big Mayo Wants You to Know There's Only One Way to Make Mayo, Dammit | Mother Jones
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, greenproducts, organic, mayonnaise, sustainable, farming, Unilever, Hampton Creek, lawsuits, Vegan Mayonnaise, shopping, health, eco-friendly )

Cat
- 100 days ago - motherjones.com
Both funny and serious. Last Friday, the Anglo-Dutch mega-conglomerate Unilever, owner of Hellmann's Mayonnaise, filed suit against the vegan upstart Hampton Creek,
Tell Burger King: No Frankenfries for Me!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: children, diet, disease, environment, ethics, family, food, government, illness, risks, prevention, nutrition, science, society, warning, Body-Mind-Spirit, babies, humans, investigation, business, corporate, consumers, environment, farming, ethics, govern )

Wendy
- 103 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The USDA has approved a new GMO potato, thankfully we've already put pressure on McDonald's to say they won't use the potatoes, now we need Burger King to commit that they won't buy it.
Living With GMOs A Letter From America
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, farming, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 106 days ago - theletterfromamerica.org
An open letter to the citizens, politicians, and regulators of the UK and the rest of the EU about the hazards of genetically modified crops
Yes, Organic Farming Can Feed the World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, farming, food, greenliving, health, humans, organic, protection, genetic diversity, interesting, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 110 days ago - cornucopia.org
"In the last half century," Mooney said, "the industrial food chain has destroyed 75 percent of the genetic diversity of our food chain." Mooney's message was that organic agriculture is key to protecting this disappearing biodiversity, which farmers have
Calling Euro-MP Glenis Willmott About the GMO Vote? Fantastic! Here's What to Do:
Green Lifestyle  (tags: humans, food, illness, interesting, diet, babies, nutrition, prevention, protection, risks, safety, science, society, warning, corporate, environment, farming, government, humans, lies, law, labor, politics, society, consumers, humans, GeneticEngineering )

Wendy
- 113 days ago - action.sumofus.org
The British government voted earlier this year for a flawed European Commission proposal that would allow European states to ban GM crops subject to many conditions, while opening the doors for widespread GMO cultivation and contamination across the EU.
Nutrient Pollution: A Persistent Threat to Waterways
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, farming, health, pollution, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Kathy
- 116 days ago - ehp.niehs.nih.gov
Passage of the Clean Water Act of 1972 brought many improvements to surface waters by curbing much of the toxic and organic pollution going into waterways. But 42 years later, we have yet to make significant reductions in two major pollutants in our river
Protect Small Farmers and Food Producers From Food Safety Modernization Act Regulations
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, farming, food, greenproducts, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 119 days ago - docs.google.com
...the FDA is proposing rules that would make it very easy for the agency to force even small-scale farmers to comply with the onerous FSMA regulations, and all but impossible for these vulnerable farmers to protect themselves.
 

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