Vladimir Putin wants Russia to not only begin producing all of its own food but become a world leader in organic agriculture.
These days, living in a global village of sorts, we can easily take for granted the wide variety of foods we have access to and relatively low food prices. However, as the United States Agricultural & Food Law and Policy Blog (USAFLPB) notes, global food supply may be approaching its limit, we are currently seeing considerable price increases, and we could see much more in the future.
Slow Food USA is a growing movement formed to protect many aspects of our food supply. Community work, activism, and sensual enjoyment of food are part of this grass roots [ … ]
Seed banks are facilities that collect and preserve seeds to ensure the future of our food security. Right now, a major Russian seed bank is in danger of being shut [ … ]