Category Archives: Global Local

Intifada Milk: We Are Palestinians

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Uganda: Saving Seeds

Saving Wild Crop Seeds in Uganda:

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The Quinoa Quandary

Published on Friday, February 15, 2013 by Common Dreams Quinoa: To Buy or Not to Buy… Is This the Right Question? by Tanya Kerssen We’ve been hearing a lot about quinoa lately. While US consumers prize it as a delicious … finish reading The Quinoa Quandary

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Todmordon and NDG Mordor

Incredible Edible is an audio episode of Unwelcome Guests that talks about the local food movement and environmental NGO’s that suck in unsuspecting NDG’s (naive do-gooders.) On local food it presents the soundtrack to Incredible Edible Todmordon, the town growing … finish reading Todmordon and NDG Mordor

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Beyond Free or Fair Trade: Going Local in Oaxaca

Trade policy in the United States usually gets cast into two opposing camps–”free” trade and “fair” trade, a dichotomy that assumes local production in the Global South must be sold elsewhere. Indeed, we usually think of the demand for local, … finish reading Beyond Free or Fair Trade: Going Local in Oaxaca

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