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Louise O. Fresco

Touch the Soil News #1021 (Feature photo – Aerial Drone – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) Most of us have never heard of Louise O. Fresco. She recently made news when she challenged why the world still measures agricultural productivity in terms of land and not water use. One of the most accomplished researchers and scientists from the nation of the Netherlands, Louise challenges the future of food as we know it. Her biography and experience are so extensive, it compels attention. So why is what Louise says important today? She explains that the foundations of food have eroded in ways unanticipated in the past and we are unprepared for what’s…

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Playing Politics With Our Food

Touch the Soil News #1015 (Feature photo – Junk Food – Creative Commons Public Domain) One of the toughest problems in modern life is to navigate around foods that have terrible records when it comes to health and disease. Unfortunately, politics (often driven by interests whose finances favor a lack of information) are interfering with larger public efforts for health and less disease. Following is a short video by Phil Lempert that explains the problem: Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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