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Boston|No Passport Required | PBS

No Passport Required   Boston   02/17/2020 Host Marcus Samuelsson goes to the greater Boston area to learn more about Portuguese, Brazilian, and Cape Verdean food traditions. Marcus eats Portuguese chowder with halibut on a fishing boat, visits a Portuguese marketplace … Continue reading

Swarm Of Locusts DEVOUR Everything In Their Path | Planet Earth | BBC Earth

BBC Earth Apr 10, 2017 Stunning footage of one of Planet Earth’s greatest spectacles, the swarm of the Desert Locust – Eggs that have remained in the ground for twenty years now begin to hatch. Considering that an adult Locust … Continue reading

Kenya suffers worst locust infestation in 70 years

CGTN Africa Feb 8, 2020 Kenya is reeling from a locust invasion described as the worst in 70 years. And it appears there’s no end in sight. The government has deployed chemical spraying aircraft, but the locusts continue to devastate … Continue reading

A humanitarian crisis looms in Africa unless we act fast to stop the desert locust | Global development | The Guardian

  The destructive migratory pest threatens catastrophe as it swarms through countries already plagued by food insecurity Qu Dongyu and Mark Lowcock Wed 12 Feb 2020 02.00 EST A farmer tries to chase away a swarm of desert locusts in … Continue reading

EPA’s criminal approval of glyphosate vs Kellogg’s fantastic announcement

The Institute for Responsible Technology Feb 12, 2020 Did you know that farmers can spray Roundup on grains and beans to dry them out, just days before harvest. Kellogg’s recently announced that it will be phasing out the use of … Continue reading

These young Brooklyn farmers grow nutritious greens in shipping containers | Pioneers For Our Planet

World Economic Forum Jan 29, 2020 Square Roots are teaching young people how to farm sustainably. This film was shot in 2018. Since then, Square Roots has developed its own technology specifically tailored to its model and has evolved its … Continue reading

Alarm over Desert Locusts increases in Horn of Africa

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Jan 30, 2020 The current Desert Locust situation continues to deteriorate and represents a grave threat to food security and livelihoods in the Horn of Africa. Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia are currently … Continue reading

Why planting a garden is a political act | Louis-Albert De Broglie | TEDxLausanne

TEDx Talks May 4, 2016 Louis Albert explains the process of assessing scientific, economic and social results from the operating of the ‘Fermes d’Avenir’ (literally farms of the future), for the sake of understanding if these models of farms can … Continue reading

TEDxClaremontColleges – Jesse DuBois – The Urban Farming Revolution

TEDx Talks Oct 24, 2011 Jesse DuBois is an urban agriculturalist. He moved to Los Angeles to become a screenwriter, but instead got caught up in reshaping the food system. He is the CoFounder and currently serves as the Chief … Continue reading

Soil — from dirt to lifeline: Fred Kirschenmann at TEDxManhattan

TEDx Talks Feb 4, 2012 http://www.tedxmanhattan.org/2012talks Fred Kirschenmann has been involved in sustainable agriculture and food issues for most of his life. He currently serves as both a Distinguished Fellow at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State … Continue reading