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Test Tube Meat Coming, But Stanford Biologist Hails New Meat Alternative By: Jeremy Hsu, InnovationNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 02/19/2012 05:43 PM EST on InnovationNewsDaily VANCOUVER — Meat lovers may not need to wait for the price of $250,000 test-tube hamburgers to drop. A researcher says that he has created a vegetable-based product capable of winning over the taste buds and wallets of meat and dairy lovers. Such success could singlehandedly help satiate the world’s growing appetite for meat — a desire that is expected to double meat consumption by 2050. Description of Permaculture by the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute Home » What is permaculture? Permaculture is a design discipline for productive systems such as gardens, farms, homesteads, and urban sites utilizing ecological principles found in natural systems. These ecological principles combined with a design method help to create sustainable, healthy abundant landscapes while meeting basic human needs. The permaculture movement includes organizations all over the world offering demonstration sites, trainings, and technical assistance.
Le potager urbain: La Butineuse de Vanier Оver the last decade, ponds have gained popularity as an important component of gardens, and this has led to a higher demand for new, effective techniques for maintenance of ponds. Since ponds are expensive to construct, prolonging their life is very economical. Оne simple and effective way of doing this is through installing pond aerators.
Buy Local, local food is sustainable - The Issues What is a “food system”? Food systems comprise all aspects of food production (the way the food is grown or raised; the way the food is harvested or slaughtered; and the way the food is processed, packaged, or otherwise prepared for consumer purchase) and food distribution (where and how the food is sold to consumers and how the food is transported). Food systems can be divided into two major types: the global industrial food system, of which there is only one, and sustainable/local (or regional) food systems, of which there are many. The global industrial food system has a much wider geographic reach than a local or regional food system. What is a “local (or regional) food system”?
London 21: Getting Involved You are here: Home > Getting Involved There are several ways in which you can get involved with the London 21 Network: Web Development Intern 5 Juice and Smoothie Infographics for Summer Need a delicious and healthy way to keep cool as the summer heats up? Look no further than your kitchen blender. Homemade juices and smoothies are a good way to lose weight and stay fit in the summer months, and can contain important minerals and anti-oxidants you might otherwise miss. PROJECT STORY How to supply cities with fresh products while limiting transportation?Is there any available and non-polluted land left for farming? Thanks to new growth-related technology like aquaponics and micro-methanation, very good yields can be obtained on a very small area, and still be environmentally friendly (organic produce and energy efficient). Housed on the roof of a container, the greenhouse is protected from urban areas. Designed as an "above ground" shared garden, this farm may be parked on the street.
Buy Organic Meat Online, Beef, Pork, Lamb, Chicken - Organic Meat & Food - Laverstoke Park Farm Jody Scheckter started his organic/biodynamic farm in Hampshire to produce the best-tasting, healthiest food without compromise for himself and his family. However, when he realised as a smallholder that it meant eating beef continuously for eight weeks whenever a cow was slaughtered he decided to make the same food available to the public. Jody explains “We want to sell our food regionally and "from the field to the fork".
Docosahexaenoic acid Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is an omega-3 fatty acid that is a primary structural component of the human brain, cerebral cortex, skin, sperm, testicles and retina. It can be synthesized from alpha-linolenic acid or obtained directly from maternal milk or fish oil. DHA's structure is a carboxylic acid (-oic acid) with a 22-carbon chain (docosa- is Greek for 22) and six (hexa-) cis double bonds (-en-); with the first double bond located at the third carbon from the omega end. Its trivial name is cervonic acid, its systematic name is all-cis-docosa-4,7,10,13,16,19-hexa-enoic acid, and its shorthand name is 22:6(n-3) in the nomenclature of fatty acids. Cold-water oceanic fish oils are rich in DHA. Taking Space to Grow Food and Community: Urban Agriculture and Guerrilla Gardening in Vancouver When I moved back to my hometown of Vancouver in April 2006, I decided I wanted to live on the West Side. This area appealed to me in part because of its many green spaces, including community gardens. I really hoped that I could find a place where I could grow some of my own food. Once I began to explore the possibilities, I realized that there was little hope of getting a plot in one of the nearby community gardens: the waiting lists were incredibly long. It seemed like everyone in Vancouver wanted to garden.
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