Jeffrey Jaxen: Embrace Open Source Transparency — Or Lose Market Share

Jeff Jaxen

Jeff Jaxen

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.

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Nov 19

Yoda: #OpenSource #OpenFood

Got Crowd? BE the Force!

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.

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Nov 16

Berto Jongman: Global Groundwater Collapse = Global Food Collapse

Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

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.

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Water @ Phi Beta Iota

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Nov 16

SchwartzReport: Local Urban Poor Farming

Stephan A. Schwartz

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

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Nov 14