Food & Water

Rainwater harvesting

Despite the precipitation, drought is lurking unless urgent measures are taken

Will we finally pick up a shovel and create conditions on our properties, neighborhoods, towns, and villages so that not a drop of rainwater is lost without use? It is a vibrant and enthusiastic call; we can only seriously consider the question of rainwater retention or recovery.

February 28, 2024

maple syrup production

The Sweet Transition to Spring

So next time you pour maple syrup onto your pancakes, into your coffee or tea, or perhaps make this delicious pudding, take a moment to think about the lifecycle of the maple.

February 27, 2024

European farmer protests

How to save Europe’s farmers

I think the only way out of this predicament is to place farming and food production at the center and heart of the debate about the future of society – few people can dispute that food is the most essential production there is.

February 26, 2024

Apples

Celebration of the Commons

And this is true of all common goods. It is only the crazy logic of a capitalist market that wrenches any benefit out of waste. Short-term gain is never a real gain.

February 22, 2024

Inuit hunter

On this Social Network, Sea Ice, Traditional Foods, and Wildlife Are Always Trending

Using an app developed by Inuit in Nunavut, Indigenous communities from Alaska to Greenland are harnessing data to make their own decisions.

February 21, 2024

crocuses

Why I fast in Lent

So I am being traditional. I am learning what our ancestors knew. I am trying to fit my life within the natural flows of material and energy in my homeland. I am fasting in the spring…

February 20, 2024

Ancient Ksour in Algeria

Ancient wisdom to face challenging times

Between the rocks and sands of the desert, where water is scarce, the fortified villages, called “ksar,” were more than just villages. They embodied the integration of habitat into its environment, fortresses of resilience, guardians of ancient wisdom.

February 16, 2024

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