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The Silent Time Bomb on Your Plate: Watch FRESH for free till March 3rd

By Dr Mercola

The producers of the powerful film, FRESH, are allowing a full and FREE preview until Saturday, March 3rd! Please tell everyone you know to watch this film in its entirety. Please show your support by purchasing a copy of this film for $15 by clicking HERE! (Watch the film at Mercola.com)

The “faster, bigger, cheaper” approach to food is slowly draining dry our planet’s resources and compromising your health.

The Earth’s soil is depleting at more than 13 percent the rate it can be replaced.

The documentary “FRESH” celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system.

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Permaculture Goes to the White House

Ryan Harb at UMass

By Seismologik

The UMass Permaculture Edible Forest Lawn has been selected as a contender for this year’s White House Campus Champions of Change Award.

Quite simply, Permaculture can address the numerous ecological and economic crises we face today by implementing design systems that work in cooperation with nature.

Our friend Ryan Harb, and his team have spent the past two years converting the lawns of UMass Amherst into permanent edible food scapes. As a result, students attending the University benefit from the abundance of nutrition dense real food grown right under their noses. This is supremely awesome, and we’re extremely proud of Ryan.

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