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Learning the lexicon of sustainability

From Brie Mazurek, on Civil Eats:

Photo via Civil Eats blog.

“Urban farmer. Heirloom. Food security. Methane digester. These are just a few of the terms you’ll find in the Lexicon of Sustainability, a series of portraits that speak the language of a growing movement.

The project began with Douglas Gayeton’s first book, Slow: Life in a Tuscan Town, which portrayed the principles of the Slow Food movement as expressed in rural Pistoia, Italy. While on his book tour in the United States, Douglas encountered people who longed to connect with those cultural traditions. “We’re a nation of immigrants,” he says. “And a lot of traditions that were tied to food haven’t carried on from one generation to the next.” Continue reading

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More from Saturday’s third annual raw milk symposium in Minnesota

from Michael Schmidt:

The arts and agriculture intersect at Minnesota raw milk symposium yesterday.

In the photo above Michael Schmidt is posing with respected raw milk author David Gumpert and painter Lynn Maderich. In the background is the oil painting Lynn made featuring some North American raw milk rebels.  Continue reading

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“Fast” food is slow to decay — artist archives burger meal for six months

By Brett Michael Dykes, via Yahoo News:

Oh Happy Day 180. Like those relics of the saints, this Happy meal is looking like it's "incorruptable". Could be good for those folks who "need all the preservatives they can get". Picture via Yahoo News.

“Vladimir [Ilyich] Lenin, King Tut and the McDonald’s Happy Meal: What do they all have in common? A shocking resistance to Mother Nature’s cycle of decomposition and biodegradability, apparently. Continue reading


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Raw milk farmer Michael Schmidt on this year’s “Symphony in the Barn”

Thanks to Marianne Else for this video:

See all of Marianne’s raw milk related videos here on YouTube.

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