After a screening of COLLAPSE at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Watch it live here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/collapsenet, Friday March 26th (12:30 PM, PDT, 3:30 PM EDT, 7:30 GMT) Note: The film will not be live-streamed, just the Q&As following, which are expected to last 45 minutes to one hour. Goldsmiths College, University of London is proud […]Read More..
Kate Manchester of Edible Communities interviews grass farmer Joel Salatin about new enterprises at Polyface Farm, acorn-fed pigs, and the “Sheer Ecstasy of being a Lunatic Farmer” (the title of his next book). Salatin is the loudest and one of the most eccentric voices in sustainable agriculture today. His Polyface Farm was held up as […]Read More..
Reposted from his article on Huffington Post. The idea of a Green Tea Party is awfully seductive. What civility-craving, green-of-center soul wouldn’t want to create something to counter the Tea Party’s name calling and negativity? Is the Coffee Party the answer? (Evidently, it has over 170,000 fans on Facebook in a few weeks.) A Green […]Read More..
David Gumpert, Author of The Raw Milk Revolution, was featured in the New York Times, in an article describing the battle between citizens who believe that raw milk is beneficial versus those in public health organizations who deem it unhealthy. “All it is is unprocessed milk,” said David E. Gumpert, a former reporter for The […]Read More..
More and more classrooms are filled with laptops, smartphones, and other handheld devices. Fast Company’s latest cover story, written by author Anya Kamenetz (Author of DIYU: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education), suggests that we are ‘witnessing the start of an educational revolution.’ Gemma and Eliana Singer are big iPhone fans.They love […]Read More..
Diane Wilson, author of An Unreasonable Woman, has written to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, expressing concern over hazardous conditions present at the Formosa Plastics Facility in Point Comfort, Texas. Formosa Plastics in Taiwan was recently discovered to have 302,000 times the safety limits of carcinogens in the area’s soil and groundwater (the company […]Read More..
Jeff Severns Guntzel sat down with author Woody Tasch to talk about the concept of ‘Slow Money‘ in a web exclusive: The Slow Food movement revolutionized the way many people think about food with its mantra: “good, clean, and fair.” Entrepreneur Woody Tasch wants to introduce the Slow Food ethos into the world of finance. […]Read More..
The following is an excerpt from In Late Winter We Ate Pears: A Year of Hunger and Love by Deirdre Heekin and Caleb Barber. It has been adapted for the Web. Ciambelline Almond Butter Cookies with Anise Rome never sleeps. Beyond its many blocks of government ministry offices is a neighborhood complete unto itself: cheese […]Read More..
Shareable.net caught up with Anya Kamenetz, author of DIYU: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, to talk about the book and ways students can take advantage of open learning resources. Neal: Why are traditional universities struggling? Which universities are the most vulnerable? Anya: Traditional universities have a broken cost model (tuition is […]Read More..
The following is an excerpt from Terra Madre: Forging a New Global Network of Sustainable Food Communities by Carlo Petrini. It has been adapted for the Web. Sovereigns of Sustainability To achieve food sovereignty, products must respect the ecological integrity of the places in which they are produced. A community has this integrity at heart, […]Read More..