A podcast with updates on projects that are Finished, Nearly Done, and Just Begun. Enabling Dust will be flung and garden and animal updates will be discussed. Occassional episodes are Field Trips to see the farm, garden and old farm house where this all takes place.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Ep 115 pt 2 - Considering Food
Discussion about local food in America and the effects of our diets on our planet and fellow humans around the world.
7:16 - We have replaced lettuce with kale and chard, which grow in more seasons here than lettuce does.
8:30 - CORRECTION: Life expectancy for sugar cane workers is 45 years (not 35 as I said).
The Human Cost of Sugar Harvesting (video) from National Geographic
La Isla Foundation
The Ship-Breakers Who Tear Apart Dead Cargo Vessels By Hand from Gizmodo (review of Nat Geo article, with photos)
Full National Geographic article
The Ship Breakers (video) from National Geographic
Ship Breaking in Bangladesh
35:00 - Is the Local Food Movement Elitist? by Sharon Astyk (re: her friend and the dairy/bathroom)
FDA Rules vs. small food producers