Seeds - Organic or Not? (Audio)

Marra Farm in Seattle’s South Park, an urban farm that grows food for the hungry, is caught in a moral dilemma. Should they use seeds donated from companies who also sell Monsanto varieties? Martha Baskin, Green Acre Radio, visits the farm and explores the issue.
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Ben Jerry's Double Dip: How to Run a Values Led Business and Make Money Too

In Ben & Jerry’s Double-Dip, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield offer the ultimate insider’s guide to creating a values-led business that makes money while benefiting the entire community.
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FDA Action: Food Dyes and Hyperactivity?

The use of artificial enhancements is relatively recent. In the 1800s, American food manufacturers began doctoring their wares with toxic pigments made from lead and copper. Today, while food dyes come from a wide range of sources, many artificial dyes are petroleum-based. Why degrade the nutrient value of our food with over processing and artificial colors and flavors? Natural colors are much more than visually attractive, they provide nutritive value too.
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Seed Banks – Our Insurance Policy for Food

We put money in banks to keep it safe, so it will be there when we need it. In the same way, seeds are put in special facilities, called seed banks, which keep them safe and extend their viability, so they will be available for many years.
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Attracting Native Pollinators: Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies

One of every three mouthfuls of food and drink has required the work of a pollinator, a designation that includes social bees, solitary bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, moths, and beetles, and these invertebrates are in trouble.
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Voices From the Farm: Bringing in the Sheep

The “new” old farm had lots of surprises for a young mother, and the old ewe, “Mama,” and her new lamb, “Sure to Go,” delivered even more. It could have been an inauspicious start to sheep raising when Lea’s wandering sheep had to be brought home at the end of ropes.
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Personalizing the In-Store Experience – Back to the Future

I predict that retailers that use computer technology for background information, ordering, and direct communication and supplement it with one-on-one in-store personal contact – rather than flashing digital signs or packages that talk – will come out on top.
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The Importance of Seed, Frank Morton

Frank Morton has been breeding and selecting seed for more than 25 years. In this video, he talks about the importance of seed and how the interaction between seed and human changed both.
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