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review and analysis of of the benefits, purposes and motivations associated with community gardens in the united states

“The varied purposes and benefits of community gardening make it an ideal interventional strategy for community-based practitioners because myriad goals may be addressed through this approach.” 510 more words


bringing good food to others: investigating the subjects of alternative food practices

“Watsonville is a largely Latino community, where many farm workers live – and several students […] have gone there with the intention of teaching Latino youth how to grow food, apparently with nary a trace of irony shown.” 1,042 more words


mark and delia owens - the cry of the kalahari

The Cry of the Kalahari is a firsthand account of Mark and Delia Owens’ quest into the unknown wilderness of Botswana’s Deception Valley. They began their life changing adventure in 1974 and studied the unique desert landscape where they remained until 1980 when they returned to civilization to put their findings to good use. 1,055 more words


joel salatin - everything i want to do is illegal


Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal is a satirical, yet very serious first-hand account of how government regulations affect small-scale farmers. The author, Joel Salatin, full-time ecological farmer, part-time public speaker and educational leader, details various encounters he and those like him have had with the… 1,023 more words


The Mosaic Code in Its Sanitary Aspects

The author of the article, “The Mosaic Code in Its Sanitary Aspects,” (The British Medical Journal, April 1902), credits Paul Garnault as denying the fact that “the dietary laws laid down in the Pentateuch, … are intentionally hygienic” (909). 342 more words

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