The Many Benefits of a Whole Foods Diet: An Interview with the Co-Author of Whole

Earlier their month authors T. Colin Campbell and Howie Jacobson released their new book Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition. For anyone interested in the science and politics of nutrition, and why there is still so much confusion about the value of a plants focused diet, this is a must read.

Harvesting Justice #2: Think Globally, Eat Locally

Food sovereignty is rooted in the daily work of every small farmer, rancher, fisherperson, landless farm worker, and everyone else involved in local food production. Yet no matter what they produce, their ability to survive is affected by international market forces. The movement, therefore, also includes community, national, and international activists working for just trade and economic systems.

The DIY Aquaponics System: 6 Plans for Bringing Fish and Plants Together to Grow Food

Putting fish and plants together in a closed loop (that’s organic by necessity) strikes me as a brilliant use of biomimicry… or, at least the notion that “waste equals food” in the natural world. But can a backyard tinkerer put together an aquaponics system on the cheap?

Book Review: Hunting: In Search of the Wild Life, Edited by Nathan Kowalsky

Author’s Note: A free review copy of this book was provided to me by the publisher, Wiley-Blackwell. Wiley-Blackwell’s series of philosophy books for general readers, Philosophy for Everyone, aims to [ … ]