Posts Tagged ‘organic farming’

Everything is interconnected: II

Posted January 5th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Everything is interconnected: II

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: So, to continue the thought… We focused last time on the interconnections surfaced between the growing organic farming industry and harm being done to Mexican farmers and others who are seeing their water taps run dry. Then I was going through a pile of saved newspaper articles (which […]

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Everything is interconnected

Posted January 3rd, 2012 in Blog, Featured 4 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: We all know this.  I imagine there are few people who, when questioned, would not acknowledged that everything is somehow connected to everything else. What we do has an impact. What you do has an impact on me and vice versa, always and forever, an inescapable truth about […]

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Food: a locus for the hope part

Posted September 19th, 2011 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Food: a locus for the hope part

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: When I speak to all sorts of groups, I usually get asked about the hope part of the challenging future we are now encountering, that future – already upon us- when the impacts of Homo sapiens sapiens on the Earth’s ecosystems begin to manifest themselves in things like […]

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Earth Day – does it matter?

Posted April 22nd, 2010 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: There’s something disquieting about the trendiness of Earth Day.  I mean, I’m glad it comes each year and that some consciousness-raising gets done. But compared to the intensity and progressive edge of its first years, something is lacking – like perhaps the exigencies of the change required in […]

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