Category Archives: Consumer Action

Vote with your fork. Vote with your money. Don’t pay for it if you don’t believe in how it was produced.

Canada is Stepping up to the Plate (for Food)

From a gloomy report in 2013 stating that Canada had some serious ‘right to food’ issues like those seen in developing countries to an IPES Food report this week “Putting agroecology on the agenda in Rome and Ottawa,” I am … Continue reading

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Get Into Relationship

How do I know good can overcome ignorance, spite and hate?  Because I’ve seen it. A tweet moves Rob Hopkins to share a personal experience from his family’s life, from a blog by Rob Hopkins, Transition Network, 26th January 2017 … Continue reading

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More darkness? or Can we be the change?

I borrow this from the conclusion of a blog at resilience.org. In this blog, John Michael Greer reviews the predictions he made for 2016, also alerting us to the fact that air temperatures over the Arctic ice cap are 50°F … Continue reading

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Maybe Earth is Paradise

The below is a re-post from Genesis Farm, but first I want to share a 1 minute youtube that came out the day I did a presentation about how we need to apply the principles of therapeutic relationship and spiritual … Continue reading

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There is Hope Despite Passing the Carbon Tipping Point in September

After a week of struggling with my feelings about humanity, and what we do to each other, to life, to the land and to the Earth, and then learning that we passed the carbon tipping point in September (http://motherboard.vice.com/read/goodbye-world-weve-passed-the-carbon-tipping-point-for-good), I … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Fired for Speaking the Truth con’d !

“I wish there was more profit in farming,” one farmer says. “There is,” the other replies. “In year 2015 the C.E.O.s of Monsanto, DuPont Pioneer and John Deere combined made more money than 2,129 Iowa farmers.” (article here)

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The Earth Speaks – Are We Listening?

The wild fire of Fort McMurray is likely symbolic of something much greater. Perhaps this disaster is an allegory to be interpreted to reveal that there is so much more to consider than the recent report recommendations, as could have been said about Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Continue reading

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