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Jul 03 2010
Dr. Vandana Shiva, a physicist and powerful leader in the worldwide, growing movement towards organic food, describes her vision for the diverse, healthy ecosystems that once sustained, can provide ample food for humanity. Part of her experience is the nearly 5,000 years of agriculture in India - one of the longest, and perhaps an example for other places seeking a sustainable future.
In a stunning critique, she describes her research demonstrating that organic, diverse food-ecosystems provide far more food, better quality food, better ecosystems/habitat, and more profitability for organic farmers. From the interview:
Jun 22 2007
In the forest there is no such thing as garbage! Everything works together without harming anybody. They find ways to get along because they need each other. Pierre talks about how people can learn to think like a forest.
When we think like a forest, we seen many things newly. We see that waste does not exist, we can make our own food, and we can take only what we need - no more. We see that all living things have a right to live their lives, too. We see how to live together, and we see how to run a business - all by thinking like a forest.
May 28 2006
Pierre meets three professional farmers from Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms in southeast Pennsylvania in the USA who show how their communities organized to grow great organic food close to homes.
Their food has better quality, better taste and less driving! This is a model for farming close to home, where people need the food! See the farms at: Pennypack Farm or Anchor Run Farm or Blooming Glen Farm