Food Security

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Reality Report: Household and Community Food Security

09 Mar 2009 |
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This show of the Reality Report discusses household and community food security through local granaries and local currency. The guest is Cyndee Logan of Mendo Food Futures, a project funded by the California Endowment that includes the local, food-backed money called Mendo Credits.
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Scenario 2020: The Future of Food in Mendocino County

14 Nov 2008 |
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A presentation by Jason Bradford originally given to Leadership Mendocino, Nov. 14, 2008. Dr. Bradford presents as if from the year 2020 on the history of Mendocino county after an energy crisis, describing the rapid changes that followed.
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Dr. Abby Gold on Local Foods and Food Deserts in North Dakota and Minnesota

22 Sep 2008 |
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Dr. Abby Gold is the Nutrition and Wellness Extension Specialist at North Dakota State University and the University of Minnesota. Today she talks with Brian Magee of Global Public Media about the "food deserts" that occur in rural food-producing areas,  nutrition, and promoting local foods in colder places.
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Deconstructing Dinner: Heritage Foods: Preserving Diversity II - Gardens of Destiny

01 May 2008 |
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Meet heritage seed saver Dan Jason of Salt Spring Seeds. Jason is exalted as a Canadian food security hero and icon in Gardens of Destiny - the recently released film by Vancouver filmmaker Jocelyn Demers. Well-known sustainability and food security thinkers Guy Dauncey and Herb Barbolet lend their thoughts on why Jason's work is so important.
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Peak Moment: How Much Food Can I Grow Around My House?

11 Dec 2007 | |
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In summer 2006 Judy Alexander embarked on an experiment to see how much food she could grow, and how many neighbors could benefit, from the garden around her house. Check out her homegrown rainwater collection and irrigation system -- watering her 60+ edible crops. Meet the bees, the chickens and the worms. And catch her joy in producing so much food for so little effort. Episode 87. Now with transcript.

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Deconstructing Dinner: Future of Food in the Kootenays Conference III / Conscientious Cooks

19 Feb 2008 |
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This episode highlights the dialogue that a regional food security conference can help inspire, and emphasizes the wealth of knowledge and talent that may be hidden in the recesses of North American communities. Host Jon Steinman also visits with a Conscientious Cook in Saskatoon, Canada - Daniel Walker.

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Deconstructing Dinner: The Birth of a Farmers' Market

06 Feb 2008 |
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What happens when a city of 80,000 without a farmers' market hosts a trial market in this new age of increasing awareness of local food?

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Organic farmer Jay Martin on community supported agriculture

17 Jan 2008 |
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Jay Martin of Provident Organic Farm in Maryland talks to GPM volunteer Brian Magee about the nuts and bolts of practically implemented community supported agriculture (CSA). Martin also consults for LESSON, Lower Eastern Shore Sustainable/Organic Network.

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Deconstructing Dinner: The Colonization of the Canadian Farmer: Saskatchewan Farmers vs. Monsanto/Bayer

04 Jan 2008 |
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If you were told, that organic farmers are giving up growing organic crops, would you be concerned? The Saskatchewan Organic Directorate has since 2002 been seeking compensation for the damages caused by the property owned by American-based Monsanto and Germany's Bayer.

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Deconstructing Dinner: Future of Food in the Kootenays Conference I: Overcoming Denial

20 Dec 2007 |
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Recorded at a regional food security conference in Nelson, BC, we hear from two keynote speakers and two elected officials on the current energy supply and demand balance, the imminent need to redefine local governance, mass migration, and a suggestion from one politician "to begin looking to political representation as a means to help politics stay out of the way of the interests of people!