Long an example of how people can assume control over our needs andresources, the co-operative model as an alternative to the industrial foodsystem will be the focus of this series. Part II - Agricultural LandOwnership and Farmers.
Long an example of how people can assume control over our needs andresources, the co-operative model as an alternative to the industrial foodsystem will be the focus of this series. Part I - Retail and Distribution
The question "Is organic worth the price" was placed before a panel at the 2007 Growing Up Organic conference in Toronto, Canada. On the panel was a spokesperson for the pesticide and biotechnology industry.
Current methods of sugarcane cultivation and production are taking a toll on the environment and on the human beings who are part of the process. Join us as we explore the environmental and ethical impacts of sugar, and learn about an ideal post-carbon alternative to this pervasive and destructive ingredient.
Michael Abelman's most recent book "Fields of Plenty" describes the growing community of farmers and food artisans, who are producing sustainable nourishment that is respectful to the land and rich in heritage, flavor and commitment. This broadcast features a recording of a November 2005 event where Michael spoke to an audience in Vancouver.
The Agri-Business Exposed Series on Deconstructing Dinner will explore the major agricultural companies whose names are rarely heard by the eating public. Part I and II of the series will take a look at agricultural giant Cargill.
Should we all be preparing for a life without supermarkets? There's a growing school of thought that argues that the way we shop and the way supermarkets organise their food supplies just won't be possible once the era of cheap oil comes to an end.