Soap Making Supplies and Lotion Making Supplies | The Original Soap Dish® Reinstating Local Food, Local Rules NOTE: This is a guest post from Siena Chrisman, Manager of Strategic Partnerships and Alliances at WhyHunger, with excerpts from Andrianna Natsoulas’ Food Voices. In the spring of 2010, WhyHunger began a partnership with Andrianna Natsoulas, longtime food sovereignty activist and author of the forthcoming book Food Voices: Stories of the Food Sovereignty Movement. Food Voices captures the testimonies and images of farmers and fisherfolks across five countries who are fighting for a just, sustainable and sovereign food system; a food system that values quality over quantity, communities over individuals, and the environment over the corporate bottom-line. Andrianna talked to Maine farmer, and WhyHunger partner, Bob St. “For me,” Bob says, “food sovereignty means being able to farm and care for a piece of land in a way that I feel is appropriate, without having market forces dictate what or how I grow.
Microplastics found in 90 percent of table salt: potential health impacts? In partnership with the National Geographic Society. Microplastics were found in sea salt several years ago. But how extensively plastic bits are spread throughout the most commonly used seasoning remained unclear. Now, new research shows microplastics in 90 percent of the table salt brands sampled worldwide. Of 39 salt brands tested, 36 had microplastics in them, according to a new analysis by researchers in South Korea and Greenpeace East Asia. “The findings suggest that human ingestion of microplastics via marine products is strongly related to emissions in a given region,” said Seung-Kyu Kim, a marine science professor at Incheon National University in South Korea. National Geographic has also teamed up with Wattpad to raise awareness of the global plastic issue through a creative storytelling challenge. Salt samples from 21 countries in Europe, North and South America, Africa, and Asia were analyzed. The new study is the fifth on salt published in recent years.
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La Via Campesina : International Peasant Movement Whole Wheat Sourdough English Muffins JMonkey My daughter basically lives on these for breakfast. I save up old starter over the week in the fridge and make these both during the week and over the weekend. Super easy, and they freeze very well. Ingredients Sourdough starter: 1/2 cup (stiff or wet, makes no difference)Milk: 1 cup if you use wet starter; 1.25 cups if you use stiffWhole wheat flour: 2 cupsHoney: 1 TbsSalt: ¾ tspBaking soda: 1 tsp Semolina flour or cornmeal, for dusting Dissolve the starter into the milk and then add the flour. The next morning, add the honey, salt and baking soda and mix well. Spray griddle or skillet lightly with spray oil or add a little butter. Split with a fork and toast if you like.
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