An interview with Dr. Thierry Vrain: A former genetic engineer speaks out about GMOs.
On a warm, sunny day in May, underneath the shade of cherry blossoms, my partner Paul and...
July 12, 2013 by Tsiporah Grignon Under Dr. Thierry Vrain, engineer, genetic, GMO, grignon, tsiporah Posted in FEATURE | 2 Comments »
Recently I had the honour of attending a special convocation to honour the work of Dr. Vandana Shiva, seed-saving activist and advocate for sustainable farming. She was awarded an Honorary...
May 18, 2013 by Tsiporah Grignon Under food, grignon, trust, tsiporah Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Food: Learn who to trust about our food supply
Recently I presented a documentary film festival here on Gabriola (filmgabriola.com). Even though the movies themselves were not about food, such as Food Inc., I tend to notice food-related...
April 10, 2013 by Tsiporah Grignon Under Elemental, food, Gabriola Film Festival, Occupy Love, Pink Ribbons, Short Cut to Nirvana, tsiporah Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Inspiration and thoughts about food from movies
What would you do if you knew that some food items you usually buy were produced using slave labour? I am referring to ones we do not grow locally, such as sugar, coffee and chocolate.
January 15, 2013 by Tsiporah Grignon Under chocolate, clothing, coffee, food, industry, production, slavery, sugar, tsiporah Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
There is a new book by a husband and wife team of academics from Toronto, titled The Locavore’s Dilemma, In Praise of the 10,000 Mile Diet. I read about it in MacLean’s magazine.
November 13, 2012 by Tsiporah Grignon Under security, slow food, tsiporah Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Food: Globalist Delusions About Food Security
It is likely that most of us who read this magazine are grateful we live where there is such bounty. I believe that the simplified message of 2012 is about putting our love into action....
September 22, 2012 by Tsiporah Grignon Under chickens, decolonization, food, salt, tsiporah Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Food Bites
First, I want to say how much I appreciate the opportunity to write in this magazine about food. I have learned so much during my research and have been encouraged by positive feedback....
August 12, 2012 by Tsiporah Grignon Under GMO, tsiporah Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | 2 Comments »
In reading about different diets, we may have come across words of encouragement by famous people on the merits of vegetarianism. Einstein has said: “Nothing will benefit human health...
May 27, 2012 by Tsiporah Grignon Under food, local, tsiporah, veganism Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Food: Some Thoughts On Veganism
Until recent discussions about food security, we rarely thought about agriculture — the soil, the water needed, the sun, the farmer. Our thinking has been something like this: It’s...
April 12, 2012 by Tsiporah Grignon Under arable land, evolution, food, local, social, tsiporah Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Food: Arable Land, Local Food, and Social Evolution
This article is inspired from speaking to a high school class recently about the impact of our food choices. Seeing more of any of the following three people is well worth a visit...
January 21, 2012 by Tsiporah Grignon Under activisits, agriculture, Cesar Chavez, farming, food, Joel Salatin, seed saving, tsiporah, Vandana Shiva, worker rights Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Exemplary Food Activists
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