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Rotten: The Avocado War  Season 2, Ep 1

The avocado's rise from culinary fad to must-have superfood has made it a lucrative crop - and a magnet for money-hungry cartels.
posted by lesser weasel on Oct 9, 2019 - 1 comment

Podcast: Ashes Ashes: Ep 74 - Eco-lapse

The IPBES Global Assessment summary is out and we're digging in to all 39 pages this week. The report lays out a grim picture of our current world in terms of life on earth, the ecosystems they create, and our relationship with them that our civilization as we know it depends upon. While not the full 1500+ page report due out later this year, this study is perhaps the most important look at the state of our world that we've ever seen - and if we don't act quickly to fix the problems it so clearly exposes, then nothing less than very the future of humanity may be at risk. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jun 19, 2019 - 1 comment

Book: Farming While Black

“Stewarding our own land, growing our own food, educating our own youth, participating in our own healthcare and justice systems,” Penniman writes, “this is the source of real power and dignity.” [more inside]
posted by aniola on Mar 1, 2019 - 4 comments

Podcast: Team Human: Ep. 79 Suzanne Slomin "Feeding A Living Culture"

Douglas Rushkoff hosts the podcast, and begins this episode with a monologue about the idealism and reality of bitcoin and blockchain technology. The second part of the podcast is a discussion with Vermont baker and farmer Suzanne Slomin. They discuss the challenges of maintaining integrity and stewardship of the community in an increasingly extractive economy. [more inside]
posted by SteveInMaine on Apr 2, 2018 - 0 comments

Cooked: Full-season discussion  Season 1, Ep 0

A new 4-part Netflix documentary series on food, cooking, sustainability, and our relationships with what we eat and how it is prepared. Hosted and produced by Michael Pollan, inspired by his book of the same name.
posted by jbickers on Apr 9, 2016 - 6 comments

Vikings: Warrior's Fate  Season 3, Ep 3

King Ecbert visits the developing Viking settlement as the first harvest is sown. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Mar 6, 2015 - 7 comments

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