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Parsnip and Millet Soup with Mustard Seed Oil


A simple and hearty soup to get this year of the B.H.K kicked off in substantial style. Sweet, nutty, with a good mustard poke in the oil.   1,617 more words

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Demagogues, Scientists, or Saints: Michael Specter’s Neglected Territory in the Global Food Landscape of Vandana Shiva and the Biotech Industry by Sarah E. Robinson

Written in response to Michael Specter’s article, “Seeds of Doubt: An Activist’s Controversial Crusade against Genetically Modified Crops” in The New Yorker (August 25, 2014). The activist criticized in the essay is Vandana Shiva. 1,438 more words

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Demagogues, Scientists, or Saints: Michael Specter’s Neglected Territory in the Global Food Landscape of Vandana Shiva and the Biotech Industry by Sarah E. Robinson

Written in response to Michael Specter’s article, “Seeds of Doubt: An Activist’s Controversial Crusade against Genetically Modified Crops” in The New Yorker (August 25, 2014). The activist whose work he criticizes is renowned Indian scientist and ecofeminist  1,166 more words

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A Festival of Dangerous Ideas - Toronto

Ralph and I attended an amazing event yesterday, which explored our relationship with our food system, including topics such as “Seed is Sacred”, “Soil as an Intelligence”, and “Beyond Pesticides”.  1,147 more words

Asian Adventures

Over the coming months, both Tayler and Becca will be spending some time in Asia. Last week, Becca departed for Nepal and India for three months, and Tayler will be leaving in November to spend four months in Nepal, followed by five months in India next year (if you hadn’t guessed we love the subcontinent!). 582 more words

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The green revolution in India and the disasters it caused

As Jawaharlal Nehru said in 1948, “Everything else can wait, but not agriculture“. And indeed in India, it didn’t wait.

In fact it couldn’t. 580 more words

The "green revolution" and the disasters it caused in India

As Jawaharlal Nehru said in 1948, “Everything else can wait, but not agriculture“. And indeed in India, it didn’t wait.

In fact it couldn’t. 580 more words