While issues such as climate change, pollution, and water shortages become increasingly difficult to ignore, the movement toward sustainability continues to grow. Even though most gardeners are attuned to nature, some common processes of garden maintenance can take a toll on the environment.
Good Food is a must read! It is full of useful information that I have not seen elsewhere. Don't let the faith aspect scare you away. There is so much good information in this that you won't want to put it down. - Beth Bond (read fuller review by Beth)
Christians in the United States are on a quest for good food. And yet at every turn, they confront brokenness in the food system. Access to healthy food is not secure. Farmers and laborers struggle to find meaningful agricultural work that pays a livable wage. Animals and the land are abused. At the public policy level, legislation has increasingly favored mass-produced products in order to provide the largest amount of food to the greatest number of people at the lowest possible prices-- regardless of the consequences. Unable to trace the sources of their food, and perhaps even the ingredients, consumers are vulnerable to a deep and abiding alienation. Still, many religions, including the Christian tradition, orient themselves around the table, a site for connection and nourishment.
And To Attempt To Refute a Highly Acclaimed New Book That Exposes Their Dangers
An American public interest attorney has hurled a bold challenge at Monsanto, demanding that it try to find any inaccurate statements of fact in the new book he has written exposing the substantial risks of genetically engineered foods (GE foods; GM foods; GMOs) and the multiple misrepresentations that have enabled them to permeate world markets. He asserts that if the company cannot prove that his book is essentially erroneous, it will entail that these controversial products are unacceptably risky and should be promptly banned.
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question frequently asked of children. Their responses are almost always ambitious, as they should be – a business owner, an architect, a space engineer, a marine biologist. But what children don’t often learn from a young age are the principles and habits that will help lead them there. A new early chapter book series changes this.
The entertaining brand which features multicultural characters as friends from India, China, South America, has found a strong presence in schools, libraries and museums across the country. Port Discovery, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Children’s Museum of Manhattan and the Dawes Arboretum in Ohio are among the many outlets that have fell in love with the educational series.
Food can change your life in unexpected ways. It Starts With Food will show you how.
It Starts With Food outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever--and transform your life in unexpected ways. Your success story begins with "The Whole30," Dallas and Melissa Hartwig's powerful 30-day nutritional reset.