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Community Gardens in the 21st Century

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  Community gardens are hot news today. Perhaps this renewed popularity is fueled by the need for communities to eat healthier food (as opposed to fast food and carb-loaded diets), or to beautify their cities. Regardless of their impetus, food unties people and speaks to the most basic need in all of us: Survival. What …

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Global Food Waste Could Feed the World

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In 2011, 1.3 billion TONS of food (about 1/3 of the global food production) is lost, thrown away or wasted each year on all steps of the food supply chain. In the US, in 2010, more than 30 million tons of FOOD was dumped in landfills which amounts to about 200 pounds of wasted food …

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The World is Coming to an End? You Betcha’

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Warning: This Article is Intended for Mature Readers Only. What does the word ‘mature’ mean? One definition offers, ‘An individual who is capable of wise choices and decisions that require forethought and planning.’ ‘At times like these, survival is the most important thing.’  – George Soros, 2012       The news is full of …

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Organic Momentum Takes Root

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Not only does organic food have a higher nutrient content and taste better than non-organic food, it offers fewer (if any) possibilities for unintended diseases resulting from pesticides and issues related to food safety. Now really, who could possibly argue with that? Granted, organic food may not be as ‘pretty’ as some of the treated …

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Only YOU Can Decide What is “Safe Food”

The issue of safe food is A hotbed of debate in the world today and will be increasingly more heated as the world population makes food the most important topic on the table to save pockets of the world from starvation and disease. What does ‘safe food’ mean to you? Where do you find it? …

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Investment Trend: Money is Safe with SAFE FOOD

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For investors who have become cautious and even a bit callous with the status quo, the playing field has suddenly become much larger, more varied and interestingly, more fun. The developed countries are beginning to look more like they are the ‘has-beens’ rather than the ‘haves’ of yester-year. There is an old and very strong …

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“Live Long and Prosper” – Eat Fresh Veges

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As you’ll see in this great article below from Mother Earth News (which was a great source for health and earth conscious folks in the 60’s – like us – and it still remains a great resource for living today), if the human body doesn’t get enough essential vitamins and minerals from FOOD sources, there …

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Green Movement Leadership for Building Contractors

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If you’re a contractor, architect or builder, I have a couple of good questions for you, ‘How can YOU ride the Green Movement to the bank and beyond? It is possible for your company to create added value to what they are already doing and create massive publicity and media presence for yourself in today’s …

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Deep Fried Beer Batter Tilapia Recipie

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Since Tilapia is the fish-of-choice for Portable Farms Aquaponics Systems, we’ve cooked tilapia every way you can imagine cooking it. In fact, we’ve even written a cookbook of tilapia recipes entitled, “10 Tantalizing Tilapia Recipes to Titillate Your Tastebuds.” We’ve learned that tilapia taste like the spices you use when you cook them since the …

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Government Survival in the Arab World: GIVE THEM JOBS

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The overriding need stated by demonstrators in the Arab world, directly beneath having more freedom, was to have jobs. They want permanent, full time jobs to support themselves and their families. Today, their lives look very bleak and the opportunities to have a family, a house and an education for their children does look promising. …

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