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Old posts from the previous site.

The Farm Gate – Articles in the Mercury Food and Wine magazine

posted 21 Nov 2010 14:49 by Rob Symons I have been asked to contribute a series of articles in the Mercury Food and Wine Magazine, which is published every last Wednesday of the month. The heading is from the Farm Gate and is intended to explore issues that connect the Organic Farm with the consumer. Attached are scans of the first two articles. Click on them to get a larger image.

Geo-engineering debate Gwynne Dyer – Vandana Shiva

posted 4 Aug 2010 21:58 by Rob Symons I came across this debate between Vandana Shiva, environmentalist and organic farming champion, and Gwynne Dyer, columnist and author of Climate Wars.

Deeper Organic Agriculture

posted 26 Jul 2010 08:09 by Rob Symons I found this article by David Orton on the philosopher Arne Naess, the founder of the deep ecology movement.
http://www.culturechange.org/cms/content/view/502/65/

A good reason to choose organic produce.

posted 9 May 2010 21:39 by Rob Symons

I came across this post by Marion Nestle, a US food activist. She refers to a study done by the Presidents Cancer Panel(warning large file), during the Bush presidency, believe it or not. Click on the links and check it out. It makes me feel that the hard work and struggle are really worth it.

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