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How Plants Control Us

The Botany of Desire

Directed by Michael Schwarz and Edward Gray (2009)

Film Review

The Botany of Desire is a 2009 PBS documentary based on Michael Pollan’s 2001 book… 300 more words

Things That Aren't What They Seem

A harvest of reason from the seasons

It was not until my early 20s that I learned that my uncle Kermit Nichols had been a tremendous runner in high school and college. What I knew about him to that point was gleaned from summer visits to the Upstate New York farm where my mother Emily Nichols Cudworth had been raised. 2,987 more words


A Nod to the improvements of Industrial Farm Practices

Over the last few years, I’ve noticed some shifts in the operations of the nearby farms that produce crops for animal feeds here in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. 788 more words


Article Submission: Industrial Agriculture

by Dima Mutran

Did you know that 82% of starving children in the world live in countries where food is fed to animals within livestock systems? 857 more words


Stanford Hispanic Radio interviews Jose Fragoso

Isabel Jubes of KZSU 90.1 FM Radio Stanford interviews Jose Fragoso concerning the State of the Amazon Forest.  KZSU broadcasts Latino and Hispanic Culture to the world. 24 more words


Unload DDT

What a bloodbath on Wall St — XOM down 5%, UNH down 5%, DIS down 4%.  But the biggest loser this week was DDT.

DDT featured prominently in the… 337 more words


The Seeds of Vandana Shiva

Do we want what we grow and what we eat to be determined by a few giant corporations whose first and foremost agenda is profit before people and planetary well-being? 144 more words