Another worthwhile short film on sustainable agriculture (from Perennial Plate):
This is the short video I have been looking for to address food sovereignty, corporate consolidation and the role of women in our future food security. It’s all here. Take a look…
This excellent video highlights the efforts of a new generation of people practicing agriculture sustainably. If it interests you, check out the National Young Farmers Coalition.
“First developed as a chemical weapon before World War II, chlorpyrifos has been sold by Dow as a pesticide since the mid-1960s. It has been blamed for sickening dozens of farmworkers in recent years.”
Read the most recent news on the (de)regulation of chlorpyrifos here.
Also, check this piece from Vanity Fair.
I have a sense that this little bit of history is often overlooked, even here in California. This is a film worth checking out.
Travel on the cheap by connecting with local organic farmers and putting in a little work in exchange for room and board. It’s called WWOOFing. It happens all over the world. Check it out here.