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All Blog Posts Tagged 'food_security' (4)

That’s Not Trash, That’s Dinner

LAST week in Chelsea, Mich., as people wilted and…


Added by Ecolocitizen on July 27, 2011 at 10:44am — No Comments

Urban Farming, a Bit Closer to the Sun

COVER CAP Maya Donelson tends the rooftop garden of Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco.


Published New York Times: June 16, 2009

THIS summer, Tony Tomelden hopes to be making bloody marys at the Pug in Washington, D.C., with tomatoes and chilies grown above the bar, thanks to the city’s incentives for green roofs.

Mr. Tomelden, the Pug’s principal owner, says he’s planting a garden to take… Continue

Added by Ecolocitizen on June 17, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Food Storage as Grandma Knew It

WINTER STASH Harriet Fasenfest, a backyard gardener, stores produce in a shed and at the base of her cellar stairs, above.


New York Times: November 5, 2008

IN a strictly technical sense, Cynthia Worley is not transforming her basement into a time machine. Yet what’s going on this harvest season beneath her Harlem brownstone on 122nd Street, at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, is surely something… Continue

Added by Ecolocitizen on November 12, 2008 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Why the food issue is fundamental to global warming and peak oil

Farmer in Chief


New York Times, October 9, 2008

Dear Mr. President-Elect,

It may surprise you to learn that among the issues that will occupy much of your time in the coming years is one you barely mentioned during the campaign: food. Food policy is not something American presidents have had to give much thought to, at least since the Nixon administration — the last time high food prices presented a… Continue

Added by Ecolocitizen on October 12, 2008 at 2:34pm — 1 Comment



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