Episode 65 – Alternative Farming Methods

alternative farming methodsLike a lot of folks, Rob Herring was concerned about the toxic systems that produce our food, though he knew practically nothing about alternative farming methods.

But through a series of events, he become involved with the campaign to label genetically modified foods in California.  From there, his journey eventually led him to making a film about solutions.

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Episode 58 – What is a Gift Economy?

What is a gift economy?What exactly is a gift economy and how does it work?

In this podcast gift economy aficionado Frederick Malouf joins me for a discussion about a different kind of economy, not based on money. Gift economies eschew both bartering and money in favor of a system that runs on abundance rather than scarcity.

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Episode 56 – Bio-Energetic Farming

Bio Energetic Farming

Evan Folds

Evan Folds developed a system called bio-energetic farming after experiencing a shift in perspective.

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Shifting to a New Economy

Perry Gruber

Episode 51

Imagine a new economy that has the betterment of mankind as the driving force, instead of profits.

Seriously. Take a moment and envision what the world would be like if those who did good for humans and the planet were the ones who were rewarded.

This is the type of world that Perry Gruber wants to create.

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organic, fair-trade clothing

Lauren Adelman

Episode 50

We know that organic, fair-trade clothing can help save the planet as well as human beings.

Though we may not know all the details, we understand pesticides wreak havoc on living things.  We know that too often big clothing brands make their profits on the backs of farmers and sweat shops located in developing countries.

But is it really that bad? And, if so, what choices do we have?

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