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30 Indigenous Crops for Food Security
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food security, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 17 days ago - ecology.com
Since the beginning of the 20th century, some 75 percent of plant genetic diversity has been lost. Restoring interest and investment in indigenous crops may offer a solution to food insecurity and the increasing loss of biodiversity.
Biofuels Are Bad News for Forests, Climate, Food Security, Says Report
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, food, food security, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 425 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A report from the World Resources Institute finds that dedicating land to the production of biofuels, a form of renewable energy made from plants, may undermine efforts to achieve a sustainable food future, combat climate change, and protect forests.
Indigenous Food Systems Should Be on the Development Menu
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food security, ecosystems, food, Sustainabililty, indigenous people, development )

Naoko
- 432 days ago - ipsnews.net
Food security and a balanced diet for all must be combined with the knowledge of indigenous peoplesâEUR(TM) food systems and livelihoods as a contribution to sustainable development. Credit: IFAD
Groups Target Food Waste to Eliminate Hunger
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food security, nutrition, world, Sustainabililty, organic, food, eco-friendly, society, green, healthy, health, greenproducts, garden )

Cal
- 923 days ago - ipsnews.net
If all food loss and waste around the world could be recovered, half the world's population, or 3.5 billion people, could be fed. Yet people throw away a third of food produced globally, an issue that inspired the theme of these year's World Food Day, sus
Chemical-Free Pest Management Cuts Rice Waste
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, eco-friendly, environment, food security, health, pesticides, rice, Sustainabililty )

Julie
- 1869 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A novel way of bringing sustainable, pesticide-free processes to protect stored rice and other crops from insects and fungi can drastically cut losses of stored crops and help increase food security for up to 3 billion daily rice consumers.
Ridiculous! GA Man Sued for Growing Too Many Vegetables
Green Lifestyle  (tags: garden, food security, urban agriculture, Sustainabililty )

Jessica
- 2053 days ago - treehugger.com
You can't make this stuff up! DeKalb County, Georgia is suing urban farmer Steve Miller for growing too many vegetables in his own backyard, despite his successful rezoning of his property for agricultural purposes.
Slow Food Nation Comes to San Francisco
Green Lifestyle  (tags: organic, local/regional, food security )

Larry
- 2860 days ago - sfgate.com
Proponents argue that eating local products grown and raised without chemicals, as opposed to nonorganic imported goods, will save the environment, lead to good health and save Americans money.
FARMING THE CITY / Can San Francisco's Vacant Lots Become Garden Plots?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: local food production, San Francisco, Haight-Ashbury, urban gardeners, food security, localization )

Larry
- 2960 days ago - sfgate.com
Kevin Bayuk, in the garden of his Haight-Ashbury district apartment, proposes using volunteers to garden and harvest at empty lots and donate the food to local food banks. Bayuk and other urban gardeners with big dreams but little capital are striving to
Can San Francisco's Vacant Lots Become Edible Plots?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: urban infill farms, localization, neighborhood gardens, locavore movement, city farms, food security )

Larry
- 2961 days ago - sfgate.com
Yet, a tradition of vegetable gardening that never lost favor in rural communities is trickling back into cities. Some urbanites, like Kevin Bayuk, who farms his backyard in the Haight, want to take the locavore movement a step further and turn vacant urb
Good to Know: Organize a Community Garden in 8 Easy Steps
Green Lifestyle  (tags: neighborhood food, community gardens, food security, green, sustainable )

Larry
- 2976 days ago - naturalhomemagazine.com
Fresh veggies are at your reach -- just follow these steps to create the perfect community garden.
   

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