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“Without refrigeration, modern life would be impossible!”

The fridge is a household amenity that we rarely consider removing from our lives; it is a useful appliance for storing the goods of consumerism, but it perpetuates a cold food-chain... 



To Eat Meat Or Not To Eat Meat?

This is an extremely relevant, contemporary question.    One aspect of this debate is indisputable. Industrial meat production is destructive to Planetary Ecology. Rainforests, the... 



A Lantzville Couple’s Fight for the Right to Grow Food

“You have 90 days to cease all agricultural activity…” read the letter from the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN), on behalf of the District of Lantzville. “Your property... 



The Safety of Our Food

The world is a dangerous place. And the list of dangers includes our food supply.   If a government agency with a mandate to protect us from food-borne pathogens tells us a food is... 



Local Food Manifesto

The industrial revolution drove people off farmland and concentrated them in cities. Farmers became factory workers: disconnected from land and food source. The geographical, social... 



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