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  • NPR Weekend Edition Sunday, 20 May 2007
    Posted by xtraspatial, Mon May 21 2007, 7:46am
    See link below for print version and full-text audio transcript. For Alisa Smith and J.B. MacKinnon, necessity really was the mother of invention. The couple found themselves stranded in their remote summer cottage in Canada with houseguests arriving and little access to grocery stores and markets. So they turned to the land... (read more)
  • Brian Crouth, Equal Exchange, Bridgewater, MA 9 May 2007
    Posted by xtraspatial, Fri May 11 2007, 8:20am
    As you may already know, 2007 is a pivotal year for the direction of US agriculture and food policies because of this year’s farm bill. Through my affiliation w/ Slow Food USA (, individuals and organizations have the opportunity to join other concerned citizens to show their support for... (read more)
  • Posted by tfugate, Sat Apr 15 2006, 7:47pm Peak Oil Passnotes: >From Iran to Chad, It's Really Bad By Edward Tapamor 14 Apr 2006 at 09:56 AM EDT PARIS ( -- If the markets could behave like a rational entity we would already be at $80 oil, no problem. Of course we know markets do not behave rationally, instead they... (read more)
  • Posted by tfugate, Wed Apr 5 2006, 7:40pm
    The Peak Oil Crisis Looking Through Peak Oil Lenses By Tom Whipple Once a person assimilates the idea that peak oil and its consequences are imminent, it radically changes one's world outlook. Nearly every issue one confronts will be affected by peak oil. In the last 100 years, oil has become so pervasive... (read more)