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IMAGINE2:

I had been sitting lost in thought. All of the sudden the food I had been absent-mindedly playing with on my plate caught my attention. Of course this was no ordinary meal. This was a special dinner being hosted by the Ambassador in her residence to celebrate the successful end of a project we had all been working on for years.


But more than just being excellent (which it was), it had just dawned on me where it came from. Not that anyone who had not been paying attention to…
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Posted on March 17, 2010 at 3:28am

ACT2: A SHARED EXPERIMENTAL GARDEN

Four evoke agents got together to brainstorm what we could do to learn more about food security and develop a plan to act locally. After preliminary discussions we realized that we wanted to learn by doing and decided to develop a small ("four-door") garden and test urban farming techniques, such as those found in this article. These techniques are specifically designed for getting maximum yield out of small garden… Continue

Posted on March 17, 2010 at 2:57am — 6 Comments

LEARN2: Food Security in New Hampshire USA

One of the basic principles of food security is that local areas should do their best to provide for their own nutritional needs. This is important for nutritional, political, financial and community sustainability reasons.


Here in the State of New Hampshire we are experiencing a declining level of food security. As this report states: "Evidence suggests that New Hampshire agriculture may account…
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Posted on March 17, 2010 at 12:27am — 1 Comment

ACT1: Reynaldo Diaz

I have chosen as my hero a gentleman named Reynaldo Diaz. The problem that needs heroic action that he has chosen to address is the lack of access to safe drinking water for so many people around the world. "Every year there are 1.7 million deaths, mainly children under the age of five, due to diarrhea caused by unsafe water. The U.N.’s Millennium Development Goal is to halve the number of people unable to reach or afford safe drinking water by the year 2015. Achieving this would require… Continue

Posted on March 6, 2010 at 2:41pm — 1 Comment

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Stinging Nettle

In this blog post I will focus on a plant that is abundant in our nature, and which is immensely nutritious. It's of course the Stinging Nettle. Let's start with the chemical constituents of this plant:37 % Non-Nitrogen-Extracts19 - 29 % Ash9 - 21 % Fiber4 % Fat22 % ProteinOnce the leaves are drid, their protein content can reach an astounding 40 %, which is much higher than beef, which even under the best of circ***tances can never exceed 31 % protein. In addition the Stinging Nettle consists…See More
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