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Climate change will continue to dry out California. Could fruit and veggie farming find a home in the Cotton Belt?
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A Complete Guide On How to Grow Broad Beans.. from sow the seed through to harvesting a very useful guide to watch 

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http://herbandveggiegarden.com/a-complete-guide-on-how-to-grow-broad-beans/
This is a great video guide on how to grow broad beans if you are like me and you want some guidance on how to grow them from start to finish IE from sowing the seeds to planting to harvesting then this video should be of some use to you .. I found it a useful video so that is why I wanted to ...
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The 2010 explosion at the Deepwater Horizon rig set off an environmental and economic catastrophe. Towns and ecosystems along the Gulf Coast are still struggling to rebound from the spill's impact.
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A new report from the Organic Trade Association shows organic food sales in 2014 were the highest ever. The USDA will propose standards for organic seafood
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I am excluded from full participation in Thai Buddhism. In American Soto Zen I am accepted. __ () __
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The biggest per-capita tallies were in countries known for environmental consciousness, such as Norway and Denmark, with Britain fifth and US ninth on the UN list
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The "Seneca Cliff" (or "Seneca Collapse"). The ancient Roman philosopher said "The path of increase is slow, but the road to ruin is rapid." A "Seneca Collapse" of the world's economy would surely reduce the chances of a clim...
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Yes, farmers use a whole lot of Golden State water. But there's no easy solution to the state's drought woes in turning off their taps.
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I was thinking a little more about the Ecomodernist manifesto and I realised that one problem I have is that I'm simply a physicist. I don't really understand ecology, or how we can look after the ...
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Retiree, homesteader and writer; see https://sites.google.com/site/stonyrunpress/Home/risa-bear-curriculum-vitae
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Karen was raised underground. Now she is alone in a post-collapse world ...
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Author of six print titles including Starvation Ridge, a post-apocalyptic novel set in Oregon. Adapting in place with organic polycultural microfarming: http://risashome.blogspot.com/; writing in my spare time; see http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/risabee and http://amazon.com/author/risabear
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www.theguardian.com

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Is Cuba the future of farming? - The Boston Globe
www.bostonglobe.com

Cuba is home to the most valuable demonstration of chemical-free farming in the world. Much of what has been debated for decades regarding t

Canada's Tories say the government's new slogan is a state secret
boingboing.net

Stephen Harper's government has spent millions of tax dollars advertising the upcoming Canada Day celebration with the slogan "Strong, proud

Permaculture: The Design Arm of a Paradigm Shift
www.patternliteracy.com

Here’s how it happened to me: Back in 1990 I was playing hooky from my unsatisfying biotech job in Seattle by browsing the homesteading shel

The Civilist Papers - The Democracy Club
thedemocracyclub.org

Reform Congress Now! The Civilist Papers is the joint project of Mike Shanahan and me, Doug Hughes. We endorse an approach targeting the 201

Food, Farming and Climate Change: It’s Bigger than Everything Else
www.commondreams.org

Record-breaking heat waves, long-term drought, “100-year floods” in consecutive years, and increasingly extreme superstorms are becoming the

Recent Legislation Transforms Cities, One Roof at a Time - The Permacult...
permaculturenews.org

In March of 2015, France passed a bill supporting green energy which affects the commercial building industry. The bill requires all n

Why Modern Regenerative Organic Farming Is THE Way to Feed the World | M...
www.huffingtonpost.com

We Need to Feed the World" is one of GMO makers' most brilliant marketing campaigns. But that's just what it is, a marketing campaign. But t

Ohio’s 100-Acre Classroom teaches farming skills to middle-school students
inhabitat.com

At the Hershey Montessori Farm School in Geauga County, Ohio, students get hands-on training in farming alongside academic studies.

How Flavor Drives Nutrition - WSJ
www.wsj.com

We’ve fixated on what food does inside the body, but we’ve almost totally ignored why it gets there in the first place. Even a child knows:

Chart du Jour, 8 April 2015: The Problem with Productivity
therationalpessimist.com

The UK is in the midst of a productivity panic. The country has exhibited a solid economic recovery measured in terms of GDP, but not one in

Chelsea Green: The Politics and Practice of Sustainable Living
www.chelseagreen.com

The Community-Scale Permaculture Farm: The D Acres Model for Creating and Managing an Ecologically Designed Educational Center. The Communit

The history of emissions and the Great Acceleration
critical-angle.net

One of my pastimes is downloading data and playing around with it on Excel. I'm not kidding myself that doing this means anything in terms o

We must defend science if we want a prosperous future
theconversation.com

Our nation’s future depends on the quality of its thinking and its leaders. As such, science must be at the core of our national discourse.

Why We Need Systemic Change, not Token Community Gardens
www.permaculture.co.uk

As Bristol City Council, European Green Capital, is about to destroy Grade 1 agricultural and horticultural land in favour of a road buildin

Sharing Orchard Skills Across the Channel
www.permaculture.co.uk

The Orchards Without Borders project is bringing communities from Sussex UK and Normandy France together, teaching orchard skills like pruni

Permaculture Design Transforming the World
www.permaculture.co.uk

The International Permaculture Convergence (IPCUK) in September will bring together practitioners from across the globe to share ideas and s

Stop Making Us Guinea Pigs
www.nytimes.com

Roundup, widely used in farming, is “probably” carcinogenic.

9 Crops to Grow for Food Storage
growagoodlife.com

If you have a root cellar or cool basement consider experimenting with growing some of these crops for winter food storage.