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.

Peak Moment: Mendocino Renegade

24 Jan 2008 | |
View all related to GMO | Local Food | Organic | Peak Moment Television | Sustainability | Sustainable Growing | Water

Els Cooperrider is an energetic lady. She co-founded the Mendocino Organic Network, which began an organic peer-certification service for local growers. Their Mendocino Renegade label means products are "beyond organic" and local. She also led Mendocino to become the first U.S. county to be GMO-free -- genetically-modified organisms cannot be grown there. Her eatery, Ukiah Brewing Co. & Restaurant, is America'sfirst certified organic brew pub, which serves seasonal local ingredients. Episode 93.


Deconstructing Dinner: Is Organic Worth the Price?

04 Apr 2007 |
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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.