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Customers Shift From Organic To Local

Customers Shift From Organic To Local | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it
A recent survey of grocery shoppers commissioned by Whole Foods Market gives new credence to a belief that's taken hold in the sustainable food movement over the past few years: when it comes to consumer preferences, local is the new organic.
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1000 free fruit trees for Auckland, free and fresh fruit for communities

1000 free fruit trees for Auckland, free and fresh fruit for communities | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

The ‘Fruit Trees for Auckland 1 ’ group continues to drive awareness for sustainable practises throughout Auckland by providing 1000 free fruit trees for schools, early childhood centres and the wider Auckland community in 2012.


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Roger Doiron: My subversive (garden) plot | Video on TED.com

Roger Doiron: My subversive (garden) plot | Video on TED.com | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it
TED Talks A vegetable garden can do more than save you money -- it can save the world. At TEDxDirigo Roger Doiron shows how gardens can re-localize our food and feed our growing population.

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High-tech greenhouse planned for downtown Vancouver parkade rooftop

High-tech greenhouse planned for downtown Vancouver parkade rooftop | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

The roof of a city-owned downtown parkade will be converted to a high-tech vertical growing space capable of producing 95 tonnes of fresh vegetables a year.

Vancouver-based Valcent Products has entered into a memorandum of understanding with EasyPark, the corporate manager of the city’s parkades, to build a 6,000-square-foot greenhouse on underutilized space on the roof of the parkade at 535 Richards Street, in the heart of the downtown core.


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Occupy the Food System

Occupy the Food System | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

"Thanks to the Occupy Wall Street movement, there's a deeper understanding about the power that corporations wield over the great majority of us..."

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'Incroyables Commestibles' à Todmorden - Reportage (VO-ST / Français) :)

Court-métrage mettant en évidence le travail totalement novateur d'auto-production de l'alimentation locale des "Incroyables Comestibles de Todmorden" par la...

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Organic food is not always sustainable food

Organic food is not always sustainable food | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

"Good food, as we've come to know it in that last few years, has a few characteristics: It's local. It's grown using responsible, land-loving techniques, like crop rotations and polycultures. But..."

- the New York Times

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How Designing Smarter Farmers' Markets Will Help Our Cities Survive

How Designing Smarter Farmers' Markets Will Help Our Cities Survive | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

"Food matters, and can be a job and wealth creator for cities."

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"Slow": un mouvement, mille actions

"Slow": un mouvement, mille actions | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

"Il existe aujourd'hui quantité de mouvements se réclamant du concept de la Slow life : slow money, slow management, slow travel, slow drive, slow industry, etc. Ces mouvements rejoignent les partisans d'un virage global de l'économie, ..."

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