I focus on the idea of open source transperancy in the big corporate food/consumer health arena. It serves as a friendly nudge/warning to large corporations that open sourcing will overtake their market share unless they flow with the changing times.
Starbucks Plays Middle Of GMO Road; Gets Run Over
Phi Beta Iota: This shines a light on the Grocery Manufacturing Asssocation (GMA) and its role in manipulating public perceptions and fronting for Monsanto and others in obfuscating the truth about processed foods, GMO, and other toxins their Members sell to the public.
Got Crowd? BE the Force!
How open source is changing our food
Our planet is currently inhabited by 7 billion people. We believe open source holds a key to building better hardware, methods, and systems to help us grow, harvest, and share food with each other—right where we live, and on a greater scale, with our global neighbors.
Includes links to recommended reading and viewing.
Global Groundwater Supply Crisis
A disturbing article coming from Natural News regarding the global groundwater supply. This comes just one week after we posted about the coming global crisis in the works as a result of the drought – (Click here to read first). The article states: Shocking findings reported by NASA show that the problem of diminishing groundwater is poised to lead to the collapse of the food supply, where there could be devastating consequences.
Water @ Phi Beta Iota
Stephan A. Schwartz
I think these urban citizen gardens, particularly in low income neighborhoods, which are often food deserts because grocers don’t service these communities, constitute a wonderful healthy trend. Here is the latest.
Land, Co-ops, Compost: A Local Food Economy Emerges in Boston’s Poorest Neighborhoods