Why Most of Us have Health-damaging Mineral Deficiencies.

Elephant Journal

Many of us have severe mineral deficiencies which are adversely affecting our health, and we might not even realise it.

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3 Big Reasons to Support Your Local Farmer’s Market this Summer.

Elephant Journal

Farmers markets have everything from kale, carrots, cabbage, lettuce, bok choy, and asparagus to tomatoes and much more. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Green Canada Farmers Markets local agriculture local farming Nova Scotia sustainable

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How we can Use food to Connect & Heal Communities.

Elephant Journal

In the hopes of demystifying the "how" behind returning to our roots, here are some fun ideas for taking action: Blog Enlightened Society Food Right Livelihood community farming eat local Farmers Markets food sharing gardening local food self-sufficiency

How to save the Next Generation of Local Farmers with one Click.

Elephant Journal

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis presents: Woody Tasch and Waylon discuss the importance of giving back to local farm and what we need to know about the Beetcoin Campaign.

There are two kinds of honeys at your local farmer’s market.

Elephant Journal

Note: I’m happy to update this with any info if Lazy Bee or Highland Honey have info for me. This is based on my asking questions at Lazy Bee, from their info, and my interview with Tim at Highland (below), where I learned about the true definition of “raw” and how to ensure that bees […]. Blog (always click 4 all blogs

2 Recipes with 1 of the Best Foods Around—Garlic. ~ Ruth Lera

Elephant Journal

Farmer’s market or home-grown garlic is the best by far and West Coast garlic is already popping its fresh, green roots through the earth and soon there will be lush garlic scapes ready to snack on. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food Green Health & Wellness buy local farmer''s market food recipe

Fleet Farming?

Green (Living) Review

Owners keep a portion of their produce and the volunteers take the rest to local farmer’s markets and restaurants. How One Group Wants to Turn Your Front Yard into a Full-Fledge Farm. A group of volunteers in Orlando is trying to change the way we eat.

Hydroponics in the house in Qatar!

Green Prophet

Currently under 16 percent of their veggies are locally grown. Hassad Food said the Zulal Oasis system is cost-effective for farmers, as production costs would be lower than importing the same quality of fresh produce.

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Abby’s Blog: Kid’s Helping the Earth Native Strawberries

Green Life Smart Life

Last weekend, we got them from local Healey Farm on Saturday. We got them from the Farmers Market at Marina Square on Tuesday. And yesterday we went to the new Farmers Market at Lippit Park on the corner of Hope St & Blackstone Blvd in Providence. Go find your local farmer’s markets ( here’s who has them in RI) or go and pick your own at the farm. In RI, June means a few things.

Jews and Arabs turn on Mideast solar project for West Bank farmers

Green Prophet

According to a recent article in the New York Times, a solar energy pilot project has already begun helping farmers and residents of the West Bank town of Auja. Local residents appear to think otherwise, however.

Why I Went Raw.

Elephant Journal

Supporting our local farmers means so much more than simply buying healthy food. It means we support a way of life. We support the ethical treatment. Food Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Food Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today biodiversity factory farming feedlots nutrition pasteurized raw raw milk

Support Your Local Farms!

Green Life Smart Life

It’s easy to say “support your local farms.” In Rhode Island, it’s getting a lot easier to support your local farms because, believe it or not, there are so many more of them sprouting up! Tagged: agritourism, buy local, farm fresh, Farm Fresh RI, local farmers, local farms, organic food, produce, Rhode Island. After all, who wouldn’t agree with this in principle? However, spouting platitudes and actually doing what you say are two very different things.

Make This! Vegan Pear Bread

Eccorazzi

Head to your local farmer''s market, pick up some pears and try this incredible and moist pear bread recipe while the getting is good. Read More The post Make This! Vegan Pear Bread appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Recipes Top News Vegan

Futuristic dome collectors collect dew for drinking water and crops

Green Prophet

Roots Up is an organization based in northern Ethiopia that is working together with local farmers to help them use more sustainable agricultural methods to produce crops. Harvesting water from the air is not a new idea.

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Farm to Table – One Step at a Time

The Green Samaritan

April is National Gardening Month so a perfect time to plant a garden and/or begin shopping at our local farmer’s. Spring is in full bloom! Time to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Green Lunches for Schools

Green Home Blog

Since most schools represent a significant source of waste in their communities, the mere act of embracing “green” will have an impact on local landfills and even more on students, their parents and the neighborhood.

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Tips on Conserving Energy and Saving Money

Green Home Blog

Or, if you don’t want to play electricity policeman (or woman), contact your local utility for what are called time-of-use meters. The fruits and vegetables are locally sourced, from non-genetically modified (GM) crops, and one must pick and choose carefully to avoid bruised or past-ripe items, but the prices are enough to cover the cost of an occasional bad apple. And in summer, shop at your local farmer’s market.

Top 10 Tips for a Greener Summer Vacation

Green Home Blog

If you travel via RV, instead of renting a car to tour local landmarks, rent a bike (1.5 Find restaurants dedicated to eating locally, and those that source their electricity from renewables like solar, wind and geothermal. Top 10 Tips for a Greener Summer Vacation. Go Camping!

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Radioactive Church in Tokyo Dangerous as Chernobyl Dead Zone

Green Prophet

Locals armed with their own dosimeters are clocking levels higher than at the exclusion zone of Chernobyl. It could be contaminated as local farmers around the radiation hotspots near Tokyo had no idea that their land was contaminated.

Seductive and Destructive: The Insidiousness of “Happy” Exploitation

Eccorazzi

” Think for a moment how truly seductive – and destructive – is the appeal of increasingly-commonplace, industry-driven terms such as “grass-fed” beef, “cage-free” eggs, “locally and sustainably-raised” honey, “organic” milk, “crate-free” pork, “artisan” cheese, “free-range” chicken and, perhaps the most outrageous of all, “humane” slaughter. Guest Post by Tracy Alexandra McDonnell.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (First of June 2013)

10,000 Birds

For example, the local farmers’ markets are back in action! Before this lovely June weekend began, I bemoaned the evident end of spring migration. What I failed to recognize were all the great things that happen around here when the waves of migrants subside. If you can’t get fresh birds, at least enjoy fresh produce. My favorite sighting this weekend was a House Wren at my house. Corey’s Best Bird of the Weekend was an easy one to decide upon.

McNuggets? Macabre.

Green Prophet

Yet the ingredients listed on their packaging makes me want to head right out to the local farmer’s market , right now. You thought meat glue was gross? Miriam ventures further into the dark world of food industry.

Seductive and Destructive: The Insidiousness of “Happy” Exploitation

Eccorazzi

” Think for a moment how truly seductive – and destructive – is the appeal of increasingly-commonplace, industry-driven terms such as “grass-fed” beef, “cage-free” eggs, “locally and sustainably-raised” honey, “organic” milk, “crate-free” pork, “artisan” cheese, “free-range” chicken and, perhaps the most outrageous of all, “humane” slaughter. Guest Post by Tracy Alexandra McDonnell.

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ReFood Doncaster expansion progresses

Green (Living) Review

The digestate produced by the process will meet PAS 110 standards and ReFood has a network of local farmers who use it on crops. “We’re We’re delighted that local demand for an integrated food waste collection and recycling solution in the area is so high and this has fuelled our investment in the Doncaster facility just three years after it opened.

CNN: The Sixth Mass Global Extinction has arrived

Green Prophet

As pointed out in the program, the resident bumble bee populations of many areas have declined so dramatically in recent years that local farmers are now importing bees to be used to pollinate their crops.

Nature Reserve In Jordan Is Growing Organic

Green Prophet

The farm at the Mujib Biosphere Reserve is spread over 10 dunums and is designed to demonstrate the advantages of growing food using less water and chemicals to the local farmers. For more on food sustainability in the Middle East see: Qatar To Invest In 1,4000 New Local Farms.

Is There a “Forest” Under the Desert Outside of Dubai?

Green Prophet

The natural resources adviser for the charity World Vision Australia, Rinaudo first happened upon a land regeneration technique known as farmer managed natural regeneration (FMNR) in Niger during the 1980s. This depends on the particular farmer’s dictate and needs.

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Victory for a new food system!

Green (Living) Review

Funds raised will allow the cooperative to buy much needed equipment, helping them to grow the capacity of the co-op and realise their dream to bring affordable, healthy and sustainable food to everyone – whilst also paying local growers fair price for their produce. During the course of the campaign a Greater Manchester local authority have agreed to a pilot supplying Manchester Veg People produce in a local primary school. Victory for Veg!

Going Zero Waste

Green (Living) Review

We are lucky to live in the countryside, in a village that had a local farmers’ association that sells organic produce at a reasonable price. We liked the fact that we were supporting a local farmer.”

The Best Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market.

Elephant Journal

Most of the food available at my local Farmers Market is organic and unlike in large stores the organic produce is not sold at an elevated. Food Z ADMIN Food Featured Today climate change eating farmer's market food health produce vegetables

Beirut Activists Try to “Green the Grey” of Their Concrete Urban Environment

Green Prophet

Beirut has definitely been taking steps towards being “green&# in recent years, including opening a popular local farmer’s market and paving bike lanes to encourage non-carbon emitting forms of transportation.

Chipotle Founder Aiming For Sustainability

Eccorazzi

He has started sourcing local ingredients and is making strides to use organic in the restaurants. So, not only has he began getting his pork from farmers who don’t use hormones or antibiotics, but he’s also pledging to decrease the amount of meat he consumes. “As

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India’s Tiger Population Increases, Somewhere Leonardo DiCaprio Is Winning

Eccorazzi

Aside from the obvious problem of the corridors affecting tiger numbers, the lack of space has led the cats into conflict with local farmers and poachers who kill the tigers for pelts, body parts, and use in traditional Chinese medicine.

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The Prince opens an anaerobic digester in Dorset

Green (Living) Review

His Royal Highness praised the "remarkable engineering feat" which has made the plant the first in the UK to inject renewable gas directly into the local distribution network on a permanent basis.

Willie Nelson Next Inductee into the Agricultural Hall of Fame

Eccorazzi

The musician started Farm Aid in 1985 with the help of John Mellancamp and Neil Young with a concert that benefited local farmers. I have long said that family farmers are the backbone of our country. It’s up to all of us to work together to keep family farmers growing.&#.

Aqaba’s Got Norwegian Wood — Isn’t it Good?

Green Prophet

And as for assisting local populations with green jobs? Consider instead training local farmers how to preserve and store water and employ efficient irrigation. Greenhouses will sprout in Aqaba’s desert under a pilot called The Sahara Forest Project – led by Norway. .

The Importance of Buying Local

Green Living Ideas

The answer to environmental problems lies in one word: Local. Community- Localizing into your hometown environment helps to build community which creates a sustainable bond between your family and the rest of your community. Money- Localizing can also save you money.

Moroccan “Love Potion” Spiced With Pot – Make It ! (RECIPE)

Green Prophet

Known as “Love Potion,” traditional majoun candy is made in some Moroccan households in a matter-of-fact way, or can be bought fresh from local farmers. Be lonely no more. Morocco’s “love potion” candy hides a secret high note in its heart.

Tips for Beginning Gardeners

Green (Living) Review

If you don''t have someone in your family who is a gardener, the best thing to do is to find a local farmer and learn from them, you can start by visiting your local farmers'' market. Beginning a garden is to embark into a world full of joy, excitement, and reward.

Beefburgers found to contain horse meat (in UK)

Green (Living) Review

If we want to know what is in our food and where it comes from then there is but one answer, localism. This means to buy our food from local sources and, where possible, direct from the producers. Not only do we know where it comes from, who produced it but we support local farmers, growers, producers and craftspeople. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Processors claim not their fault. but claim meat from foreign suppliers must have contained horse.