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Urban and Rural Food Deserts
Have you ever heard about food deserts? No I didn’t mean desserts, I meant Desert as in dry…barren, where living conditions are not favorable for either people or plants. I started working at a downtown office little over a year … Continue reading
Posted in Arizona, Basic food preparation, Fast Food, Healthy foods, Rural Food Desert, Urban Food Desert Tagged Arizona, Community, Economics, Gardening, Health, Healthy Food Leave a comment
Food Independence – Is it Needed?
With the increased popularity of Community Gardens and Farmers Markets does your Community need a Food Independence Ordinance? A friend from down the road, Ed S. sent me this link the other day from an Irish website that was actually … Continue reading
Posted in Arizona, Arizona food laws, Healthy foods Tagged Arizona, Community Garden, Economics, Gardening, Grow locally 1 Comment
Meatless Monday – Vegetarianism as a Climate Change Control Agent?
Meatless Monday could become an effective method to reduce Greenhouse Gases! A recent article in the Slate.com in their Health and Science page is about Vegetarianism and it’s potential impact on climate change. We have known for years that it … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, Economics, Education, Healthy foods, India, population doubling, Vegetarians Tagged Algae for Food, Climate Change, green house gases 1 Comment
Control Your Garden Pests Organically!
If you garden, you must wonder what to do when the Bugs invade! It is a dilemma, let them eat the fruit of your labor…or…fight back! The only problem is, is that most advertized bug killers are poisonous chemicals. So … Continue reading
The Chemical Creep!
Why should we be concerned about chemical creep? The Huffington Post recently (May 2013) published an article called; Chemical Creep: How Chemicals Are Creeping into Your Food, And Your Body? This article talks mostly about BPA’s, phthalates as well as … Continue reading
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Whats Fermentation got to do with it?
To Ferment or not to Ferment is, I guess, the age old question! Sandor Katz from Tennessee is a fermenting master. He holds seminars all over the country and the world. Many of his recipes seem strange to the average … Continue reading
Posted in Basic food preparation, Education, Fermenting, Healthy foods Tagged Beer and Wine, Fermentation, Grow locally, Health Leave a comment