Tag: food security

The Irony of Food Pricing

The Irony of Food Pricing

| February 25, 2015 | 12 Replies

* This post has been reprinted on HoneyColony.com While shopping at Whole Foods this past week, I was struck (again) by the irony of food pricing. As I have recently given up modern wheat and most gluten, I have stepped up buying raw nuts. In 2007, the government issued a law that said all almonds […]

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Variety is the Spice of Life

Variety is the Spice of Life

| October 18, 2013 | 19 Replies

“Variety is the spice of life.” Ever heard that phrase? Of course, you have. I’ve heard it all my life. Well, guess what? There is NO variety in industrial agriculture, which is not sustainable. Variety’s the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavour. William Cowper – The Task (1785)–‘The Timepiece’ (Book II, lines 606-7) […]

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Challenges of Working Towards an Environmentally Literate Society

Challenges of Working Towards an Environmentally Literate Society

| October 22, 2012 | 1 Reply

Excellent, well-documented, thought-provoking piece from Green Momma Adventure. Highly recommended! – Kaye

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Hogwash in Michigan!

Hogwash in Michigan!

| October 14, 2012 | 18 Replies

Not all of my blog followers make it to Late Bloomer Facebook page, and because I feel so strongly about food security and family farmers, and I know some of you are raising pigs and chickens and other animals, I am passing along this video of pig farmer Mark Baker, fighting the new ISO pig […]

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