Fractional Farming

Fractional farming is a way of understanding the process of life creation. If we can retain the free energy of the sun in varying forms on the land of which we are custodians, then we are given the opportunity to increase our sunlight credits. As each unit of feed passes through an action – digestion, composting, plant growth – we are able to add more of the sun’s radiant light to our store of organic matter. Continue reading “Fractional Farming”

Episode 37: Soil Carbon

This is the World Organic News Podcast for the week ending 31st of October 2016.

Jon Moore reporting!

We begin this week with a reminder! The blog The Unveiling of The Hidden Knowledge reminds us of a UN report on Small Scale Organic Farming.

Quote:

Drawing on an extensive review of the scientific literature published in the last five years, the Special Rapporteur identifies agroecology as a mode of agricultural development which not only shows strong conceptual connections with the right to food, but has proven results for fast progress in the concretization of this human right for many vulnerable groups in various countries and environments.

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Episode 30: Small Farms, Permaculture & Natural Farming

This is the World Organic News Podcast for the week ending 29th of August 2016.

Jon Moore reporting!

This week we focus on an unlikely post: What Happens When You Stop Using Crop Protection from the website: Food Insight, subtitled: Your Nutrition and Food Safety Resource.

Now this post grabbed my attention this week because it gives an insight into the belly of the beast or, in more polite terms, illuminates the depth and size of the inertia we need to overcome in order to return our farming and food systems to both sustainability and carbon neutrality. Continue reading “Episode 30: Small Farms, Permaculture & Natural Farming”

Episode 21: Sustainable Growth?

This week we start with the blog | Testament of a Millenial and their post: ‘Our Groundless Commitment to an Oxymoron: “Sustainable Growth” ‘. Vandana Shiva on feeding the world and saving the planet – Big Ideas – ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). Understanding Natural Farming with Larry Korn | Future-Proof Wexford.

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