Living Simply, Living Well – An example from Thailand

Meet John Jandai, a Thai farmer and educator who has set up and runs Pun pun, a small organic farm, seed saving center, and sustainable living and learning center inspired by his experience and knowledge. Watch John’s inspirational talk about his journey towards a life of happiness, simplicity and fun. Pun pun strives to find […]

Greenfoodie - Environment

Organics Can Feed the World Where Agro-Industry has Failed

Agro-industrial farming has failed to provide food security for many in the developing or even the developed world. It has led to land degradation, increased debt burdens and environmental catastrophe from its reliance on petro-chemicals and unsustainable practices. I find it ironic that this model is being touted as the epitome of food production when […]

Greenfoodie - Grow

Cityfood Growers, Brisbane

Cityfood Growers provides services and knowledge to support the transformation of our food system to be more local and organic. Our business empowers people living in around cities with knowledge so they can be more productive at growing their own food. We facilitate local and global connections between food gardeners and provide a vehicle for consumers […]

Greenfoodie - Genetic Modification

USA – Court rules Organic farmers can sue GMO farmers whose pesticides contaminate their fields

Source @ Natural News.com – August 03, 2011 – by Ethan A. Huff (NaturalNews) Purveyors of conventional and genetically-modified (GM) crops — and the pesticides and herbicides that accompany them — are finally getting a taste of their own legal medicine. Minnesota’s Star Tribune has reported that the Minnesota Court of Appeals recently ruled that […]

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Event – Joel Salatin Workshop

When: 2 August 2011 Where: Jamberoo Valley Lodge – Jamberoo For more information go to: Regenag Website Description: Join ‘the world’s most innovative farmer’ (TIME Magazine) Joel Salatin for a unique one-day workshop looking at how to make your small farm more ethical, profitable, and deeply integrated with your local community. Joel Salatin is a […]

Greenfoodie - Genetic Modification

Organic Farmer sues over GM contamination

Source @ The Australian – July 28, 2011 – By Amanda O’Brien A WEST Australian farmer plans to sue his neighbour for allegedly contaminating his organic farm with genetically modified canola in a case that could have national implications. Grain and meat farmer Steve Marsh was stripped of his hard-won organic accreditation over 70 per […]

Greenfoodie - Grow

Canberra Organic Growers Society

The Canberra Organic Growers Society Inc (COGS) is a non-profit organisation started in 1977 with the aim of providing a forum for organic growers to exchange information and encourage the adoption organic growing methods. COGS is run by a voluntary committee which is elected annually.  COGS are a group of gardeners (mainly urban) dedicated to […]

Greenfoodie - Learn

Landshare Comes to Australia!

Landshare Australia brings together people who have a passion for home-grown food, connecting those who have land to share with those who need land for cultivating food. The concept of Landshare began in the UK, launched through the River Cottage television program in 2009, and has since grown into a thriving community of more than 57,000 […]

Greenfoodie - Learn

An Interview with Vandana Shiva – Traditional Knowledge, Biodiversity and Sustainable Living

Thursday, March 31st, 2011, By Bhavani Prakash, Eco Walk The Talk, Asia’s Global Green Community Dr Vandana Shiva needs little introduction as a prominent environmental, social justice and anti-GM activist. In 2010, she received the Sydney Peace Prize and was named by Guardian UK in March 2011 as one of the top 100 women in […]

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