Australian organic regulator pushes for GM-tainted crops to retain certification – Farming UK World news- Farming UK World news

Australian organic regulator pushes for GM-tainted crops to retain certification One of the bodies that regulates Australian organic standards is pushing to allow crops that are accidentally contaminated with genetically modified material to retain their organic certification, in a move that would bring Australia in line with European regulators. Under current Australian organic standards, products … Continue reading Australian organic regulator pushes for GM-tainted crops to retain certification – Farming UK World news- Farming UK World news

Mind your food: Do you know where your dinner comes from?

Food justice activist Mwanajuma Extavour speaks with Fatimah Jackson-Best about why it’s important to know the source of your food. (Image: Photl)“To know your food is to know yourself. After the Almighty, what is more important to life than food?” Mwanajuma Extavour expresses these sentiments to me as we sit down to... Read more: http://www.aquila-style.com/lifestyle/food-health/mind-your-food/90042/

Kvale leads successful harvest at U of M Morris

Submitted by Jenna Ray University of Minnesota Morris editor/writer University of Minnesota, Morris students gathered more than 654 pounds of produce from the campus vegetable garden this harvest season at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center. Led by Garden to Dining Services liaison Peter Kvale of Duluth, the harvest represents another … Continue reading Kvale leads successful harvest at U of M Morris

These Green Roofs Are More Than Just A Garden, They’re Also A Power Plant

Green roofs produce food, cool buildings, and add a dash of color to the skyline. In the future, could they also generate electricity? That's the vision of Marjolein Helder and her Dutch startup Plant-e. Helder has developed a modular system that generates power from submerged plant roots. Eventually, it could power whole households, she says. … Continue reading These Green Roofs Are More Than Just A Garden, They’re Also A Power Plant