Positive Future #291 (Feature photo – Almond Orchards – Public Domain) Let’s face it; California is the nation’s fruit, vegetable and nut basket. But can these fragile forms of produce survive the emissions and particulates from California’s traffic congestion? Equally as concerning is can people in California’s farming regions survive the emissions onslaught? The State of California has recently undertaken a self-assessment of the situation and the forecast calls for action and change. Self-awareness is often the first step to solving a problem. You can read more about our food future and California cars here: https://www.curbed.com/a/texas-california/electric-cars-climate-change-sacramento-california Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Touch the Soil News #1110 (Feature photo – FDA Logo – public domain) The FDA is inviting folks to comment on topics that will have a material impact on the future of food. Questions that have to do with what can actually be called meat or what can be called milk. Should produce grown hydroponically be approved for organic status? Phil Lempert explains the process. Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Touch the Soil News #911 (Feature photo – The Earth’s Surface – public domain) There is much going on in the food and farming space. One report we enjoy checking in on is the Phil Lempert Report. Phil puts together some good videos with research and perspectives too often missing from mainstream media. His Website is: http://www.supermarketguru.com/ Following is one of Phil’s insight videos into the future of farming: Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Touch the Soil News #845 (Feature photo – courtesy of Homeland) While it sounds like a sweeping topic, the future of food is being defined by a number of activities that have been around for decades. Dozens of organizations and governments have and continue to document the encroachment of these activities as we move through time. Here are the activities that continually surface and for which there is debate, but not on the larger international scale that it should be. 1) The growth of humanity began thousands of years ago near the most fertile lands and abundant water resources. 2) Rather than protect these resources, the economic plan was…