Tag Archives: industrial agriculture 2.0

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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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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Brokenness: “That’s How the Light Gets In”

With the passing of Leonard Cohen and the surge of discussions on-line about the brokenness of humanity, I remind myself and thank Leonard, that “There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in” from Anthem (click to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Ag2.0 – How big?

A truth-telling set of photos in a New York Times photo essay on big ag. These below are just a few of the 10,000 calf hutches on one farm.

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A Moment Of Reckoning For Men

Originally posted on In A Spacious Place:
The possibility cannot be ignored. It seems increasingly clear that much of the opposition to Hillary Clinton becoming president of the United States of America stems from unresolved anxiety, fear, and insecurity on…

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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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Sacred Life, Sacred Seed and Agriculture 3.0

Some writers are using the term ‘Agriculture 3.0’ (which refers to a future agriculture), to represent different versions of industrial agriculture (agriculture 2.0). Its use is already falling into the same problem that ‘sustainability’ fell into (see blog post). The … Continue reading

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