April 13, 2014

Why Some See Big Potential in Tiny Farms

Doug Saunders, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

One of the world’s cruellest dilemmas is that the great majority of its starvation and malnutrition cases are found among farmers. A third of all humans attempt to live off the land, and often find themselves uttering some earth-bound version of the Ancient Mariner’s lament: Fields, fields everywhere, without a grain to eat.

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TAGGED: Farming, Food


April 9, 2014
Food Prices Are Going to Topple More Governments
Josh Keating, Slate
The Arab Spring may become the textbook example of the geopolitics of food prices -- the food riots and subsequent revolutions transfixed the world. But shifts in food price may be responsible for an even more profound reordering... more ››