Tag Archives: food

Review of “Urban Homesteading” and some thoughts on food

I’ve amassed quite a few books on homesteading, urban farming, sustainability, energy efficiency, building, permaculture and related topics recently and the next up for review is no exception: Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living by Rachel Kaplan & Ruby … Continue reading

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Review: Eating Animals

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer is a very popular book about, well, eating animals. It paints a vivid picture of what it means to eat animals – and it does so skillfully from a number of perspectives such as … Continue reading

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Time to switch to organic agriculture

The record-high staple food prices, the near-catastrophic drought in China and a looming energy crisis have put one of the very basic things in focus again: food. People in Western countries often overlook how important food is – it seems … Continue reading

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