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Joel Salatin, Real Food, Real Farmer, Real Good for you.

We need more farmers like this guy.
Is this the smartest man in the USA, or just a farmer with common sense? Please check out the documentary film “Food Inc.”, and read Fast Food Nation. You deserve to know what you’re eating.

Note: for those who may be squeamish, please realise that the chicken you eat is no longer alive. This is a humane and relatively painless way of killing the animal.

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Farming Cuba — A new model for cities and countries facing threats to food security brought on by the end of cheap oil

Following the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, Cuba found itself solely responsible for feeding a nation that had grown dependent on imports and trade subsidies. Citizens began growing their own organic produce anywhere they could find space, on rooftops, balconies, vacant lots, and even school playgrounds. By 1998 there were more than 8,000 urban farms in Havana producing nearly half of the country’s vegetables. What began as a grassroots initiative had, in less than a decade, grown into the largest sustainable agriculture initiative ever undertaken, making Cuba the world leader in urban farming. Learn more in Farming Cuba: Urban Agriculture from the Ground Up, by Carey Clouse, available next week from PAPress.

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A Place at the Table is an amazing documentary that  shows how hunger poses serious economic, social and cultural implications for our nation. It is a problem that could be solved once and for all, if the American public decides — as they have in the past — that making healthy food available, and affordable is in the best interest of us all. Please watch and share with others.

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