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The Politics & Economics of Food – A presentation at Lamar Community College March 2014

click to enlarge I studied Animal Science at Lamar Community College in 1972 and 1973 prior to completing my Animal Science degree at Colorado State University. A lot has changed in agriculture as Land Grant institutions have taught students that … Continue reading

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A Restorative Approach to Family Farm Agriculture and Prosperous Rural Communities – Rural Life Day, December 2, 2013

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Response to President of the American Farm Bureau: We Love Our Smartphones But What about Smart Food [GMO’s]

Really – because walking on the sidewalk involves risk, and eating genetically modified (GMO) foods also involves risk, consumers should eat GMO foods and not be concerned! That is just an odd argument, as is the American Farm Bureau President … Continue reading

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Duke Divinity School September 2013 Conference on Food, Farming, and the Life of Faith

Summoned Toward Wholeness Scripture portrays God as a gardener, farmer, and shepherd. It describes Jesus as “the bread of life” who invites people to the Lord’s table so they can learn to feed his sheep. It is hard to read … Continue reading

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In Praise Of Cowdung

November 15, 2002 By Vandana Shiva In India we worship cow dung as Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. Gobur-dhan puja is literally the worship of gobur (cowdung) dhan (wealth). Cow dung is worshipped because it is the source of renewal … Continue reading

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