BDA Adopts Shared Leadership and Evolutionary Approach to Work Thea Maria Carlson Named Co-Director Amidst the dominant agricultural paradigm of farms as inanimate factories, churning out commodity crops and animal products, biodynamics offers a radically different perspective: the farm is a living organism with its own inherent integrity, intelligence and health. The Biodynamic Association (BDA) is now working to embody a similar approach to how it operates as an organization, moving away from a traditional hierarchical and mechanistic organizational model to an agile, living approach to organizing its work.
A Day of Simple Living The early morning was gray and overcast, but late morning brought sunshine and a sky with a shade of blue you only see the day after a rain. It had rained four inches that Sabbath and by Sunday our land was soaked, muddy, and puddled. The ground was perfect for planting. The Opportunity to Unite "Local Food"! - Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund FarmMatch.com has become the world’s fastest growing local foods search engine. Raw milk activist, Max Kane, and software firm owner David King launched the website in the fall of 2012 to strengthen the local food movement and build community. In this article, Kane writes about the benefits FarmMatch has to offer farmers and consumers and the potential to help growing and protecting local food systems. Can you imagine going to your legislators’ offices and speaking to them about why you want local GMO-free farm food or raw milk, and then right in the middle of your talk you deploy the power of a visual aid by pulling up a map of their voting district on a laptop computer, showing them tens of thousands of their voting constituents who want GMO-free farm food, or raw milk, etc…? Over the past ten years of traveling and speaking at local food conferences, workshops, potlucks, and courthouse rallies (sometimes my own), I always hear the same question from everyone.
recipes: Bichak (stuffed baked tricorners) Bichak are popular appetizers for tea or coffee hour. The pumpkin & jam stuffings are on the sweet side while meat & cheese are savory & could be eaten for lunches w/salad & dish of yoghurt. An added attraction is that they may be prepared in large quantities, cooled & frozen for the future. Heat oil in a pan, add onions, & saute over moderate heat until onions turn golden. Add water, salt, sugar, & squash or calabasa or pumpkin & bring to a boil.
Edibility of Plants The information on this page is presented in an older format. We have vastly expanded our edible plants information with far more information, and far more plants. You can find this information at our new site Wildcrafting.net A City Where Everyone Works, There Is No Police, And The Salary Is 1200 Euros With virtually no police, crime or unemployment, meet the Spanish town described as a democratic, socialist utopia. Unemployment is non-existent in Marinaleda, an Andalusian village in southern Spain that is prosperous thanks to its farming cooperative. GARD Pro Not Registered 16 Foods That’ll Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps By Andy Whiteley Co- Founder of Wake Up World Looking for a healthy way to get more from your garden? Like to know your food is free of the pesticides and other nasties that are often sprayed on commercial crops?
Driftless Area Wisconsin Biking: Roads & Trails The Driftless Wisconsin area in the southwest region of the state provides many choices for bike riders, from rugged mountain trails to challenging on-road routes to constructed bike trails. Crawford County has charted nine tours using “roads as routes,” a combination of country and township roads that allow bicyclists to enjoy the scenic rural landscape. The tours are: the 42-mile Wauzeka Corridor; 35-mile De Soto Loop; 44-mile Ferryville Loop; 33-mile Seneca Loop; 39-mile Eastman Loop; 22-mile Prairie du Chien Loop; 28-mile Mt.
Katsudon Recipe – Pork Cutlet Rice Bowl Today I spent an hour wandering around Shinjuku looking for some warmer clothes. All I came home with is a wine hued puffy vest that I’m not entirely in love with and the realization that I have complicated tastes in clothes. Thankfully, food is one area where I’m pretty simple. For me, food needs to nourish my body, titillate my tastebuds, and be easy to make. Perhaps that’s why I’m such a sucker for donburi. What’s a donburi you ask?
52 Plants In The Wild You Can Eat (Before It's News) (Read: Fully Charge an iPhone in the Sun in Less Than 2 Hours) Suntactics.com April 15, 2013 Webinar: What is a Worker Self-Directed Nonprofit? - Sustainable Economies Law Center Question: What do you get when you cross a worker cooperative with a 501(c)(3) nonprofit? Answer: A worker self-directed nonprofit! The inefficiencies of conventional nonprofit organizations have been the subject of many jokes, and even an entire blog depicting such dysfunction through animated gifs. It’s time to question conventional nonprofit management practices and strive toward innovation.
Encourage Prosperity, Alleviate Famine and Heal the Environment with Hemp By Carolanne Wright Guest Writer for Wake Up World Hemp. Just the word conjures images of the Drug Enforcement Administration and political battles. Ready Community: Vulnerability and Resilience - Jun 26, 2015 Studies have shown that resilient communities are those that can prepare for, respond to, and rebound quickly from disasters. These abilities do not happen by chance. Dr. Deborah Tootle, Iowa State University Extension, will explain how planning and reducing vulnerabilities contribute to community resilience. Andrea Higdon, Emergency Management System Director for the College of Agriculture, Food and Envronment, University of Kentucky, will moderate.
Miyazaki Beef - Yori Yoki Miyazakigyu Zukuri Taisaku Kyogikai ～YoriyokiMiyazakiBeef Council～ Miyazaki Beef Miyazaki Beef comes from Japanese Black cattle produced and fattened in Miyazaki Prefecture and is Grade 4 or above in the meat quality grading standards set by the Japan Meat Grading Association. Furthermore, Miyazaki Beef has been registered as a local collective trademark. 【Notes】 Included in the items required for certification is an obligation to conduct tests on all cattle over the age of 48 months in the prefecture to confirm there is no BSE.