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How sustainable farming techniques can help combat food scarcity

by EcoStreet March 8, 2013 Conservation

This is a guest post by Tim Sissons of William Morfoot, land drainage experts in the UK, who discusses how sustainable farming techniques are better for the environment and can help increase food security levels. From land drainage to crop rotation. How sustainable farming techniques can help combat food scarcity. Food security levels Increasing pressure is being […]

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Local is lekker, imported is bad for the planet

by EcoStreet June 24, 2009 EcoFood

Mark Berger put into words a couple of weeks ago something that I’ve been thinking since being back in South Africa, and that is that South African’s appear to be suffering under “a massive countrywide inferiority complex.” One particular area that I’ve noticed this, and one that Mark didn’t include in his blog post, is […]

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EcoFood: Spicy Apple Sauce

by EcoStreet June 11, 2009 EcoFood

Life is not orderly. No matter how we try to make life so, right in the middle of it we die, lose a leg, fall in love, drop a jar of applesauce. – Natalie Goldberg It took me a while, but I finally get what our US brothers and sisters are always going on about […]

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