Agriculture/Food

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Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public
Drucker, Steven M.
Book
2015
Drucker elucidates the scientific facts about genetically engineered foods that the PR myths have been obscuring.
The AT Reader: Theory and Practice in Appropriate Technology
Carr, Marilyn
Book
1985
An introduction to appropriate technology, both as an explanation of the concerpt and extensive examples and applications.
Can We Live and Eat Too?: Against The Current vol. 131
Jelly-Schapiro, Eli
Article
2007
In 1579, the fleet of British explorer Sir Francis Drake met the coast of what we now call California. Drake, who would dub his discovery “New Albion” (Albion being the Latin name for Britain), though...
Community Shared Agriculture / Community-supported agriculture: Connexipedia Article
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A community of individuals who pledge support to a farm operation where the growers and consumers share the risks and benefits of food production. CSAs usually consist of a system of weekly delivery o...
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Farmageddon: Food and the Culture of Biotechnolgy
Kneen, Brewster
Book
1999
Kneen explains how corporations control the distribution of food with little knowledge or care of the health risks of engineered food.
A Focus of Anti-capitalist Struggle?: Book review
Cox, Jan
Article
2013
A book review of No Local: Why Small-Scale Alternatives Won't Change the World
Food, Shelter and the American Dream
Aronowitz, Stanley
Book
1974
Discusses the state of the American economy, the consequences for politics and culture that might arise from the new situation, and possible solutions.
The Future of Food
Garcia, Deborah Koons (director)
Film/Video
2004
Explores the radical changes in our diet and our food in the last half century.
Global Thoughts, Local Actions
McConkey, David
Book
1984
A wealth of information for those seeking ways to link global problems to everyday life.
GM crops: Hunger as the key to world domination
Pelaez Vicky
Article
2013
Weapons and energy resources are apparently insufficient for total control over the world's nations, power-hungry globalists like David Rockefeller have come up with the idea of using people's daily n...
Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives
Steel, Carolyn
Book
2008
Hungry City details the transformation of the food industry and it's not so benevolent impact on humanity. Obesity, diabetes and heart disease are the by-products of a system that is characterized by ...
Marx as a Food Theorist
Foster, John Bellamy
Article
2016
Marx developed a detailed and sophisticated critique of the industrial food system in Britain in the mid-nineteenth century, in the period that historians have called "the Second Agricultural Revoluti...
Permaculture: Connexipedia Article
Article
An approach to designing human settlements and perennial agricultural systems that mimics the relationships found in natural ecologies.
So Shall We Reap
Tudge, Colin
Book
2003
An expose on the fallout of the present drive for maximum food production at rock-bottom cost, as health scares spiral, rural workers are driven off the land, and poor nations are forced to export the...
The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food
Hewitt, Ben
Book
2010
An account of how cooperative agricultural enterprises are revitalizing the economy of a town in Vermont.
Why Supermarket Tomatoes Suck
Estabrook, Barry
Article
2011
Excerpted from the book "Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit".
Will GM Crops Collapse the Food System?
Goodman, Jim
Article
2014
Often when a technology is introduced one never considers why it was introduced or what future events and connections may be put in motion. Clearly the trend to global crop production and marketing ha...

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Farm Radio Weekly
Campaigns against hunger and disease in Africa and elsewhere through informative, educational radio information broadcasts.
Global Action Network
Global Action Network is a national animal rights organization based in Montreal. Program areas: Sustainable Agriculture, Animals in Biomedical Research, Companion Animals, Animals in Entertainment, W...
Health Action Network Society (HANS)
A membership-based consumer health organization; information resource centre on alternative health since 1982. Information collected and disseminated is in the realm of self-care, alternative medicine...
Ram's Horn
A watchdog report on food issues and the agribusiness industry.
Seeds of Diversity
Seeds of Diversity is a non-profit network of gardeners and farmers, promoting biodiversity of food crops through conservation, documentation, and use of open-pollinated plants. Through our magazine, ...

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