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Just A Pinch Of Pottery - NWAOnline (subscription)

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Just A Pinch Of Pottery
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Creating an exhibit is a little bit like baking a cake: What do you have? What can you borrow from a neighbor? What do you want it to taste — or in this case, look — like?
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Dig Site Near Stonehenge Reveals Wealth of Information on Neolithic Life - Nature World News

Dig Site Near Stonehenge Reveals Wealth of Information on Neolithic Life - Nature World News | Farming | Scoop.it
Nature World News Dig Site Near Stonehenge Reveals Wealth of Information on Neolithic Life Nature World News An archaeology team led by a Kingston University academic has delved back into a Neolithic site at Damerham, Hampshire, and uncovered a...
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Bringing past into present - Strathearn Herald

Bringing past into present
Strathearn Herald
Funded by Scottish and Southern Energy, archaeologists from Northlight Heritage spent several weeks excavating the intriguing and impressive Neolithic timber circle in 2011.
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UT's McClung Museum Presents Two Centuries of Stunning Southwestern Pottery - Knoxville Metro Pulse

UT's McClung Museum Presents Two Centuries of Stunning Southwestern Pottery - Knoxville Metro Pulse | Farming | Scoop.it
UT's McClung Museum Presents Two Centuries of Stunning Southwestern Pottery Knoxville Metro Pulse While the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture's Birds in Art exhibition this past spring and summer seemed to echo a particularly wet...
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Interesting Native American Pottery Exhibit 

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Photographs from Detroit: Survival, renewal and urban farming ...

Photographs from Detroit: Survival, renewal and urban farming ... | Farming | Scoop.it
The idea of urban farms popping up amid the chaos in Detroit seemed to be a great way to visualize how people were attempting to weather the economic storm there. She spent ten days meeting people, photographing and ...
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Interview with Taiwanese Tea Farmer - World Tea News

Interview with Taiwanese Tea Farmer - World Tea News | Farming | Scoop.it
In a summer afternoon, I stepped into Lee’s Tea Estate to interview its owner, Mr. Lee, an experienced Taiwanese tea farmer in Lugu, Taiwan.
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Old forms of farming tea are still used today in hopes of seeing the best results.

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French inmates try farming to prepare for life after jail

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FRANCE - An organic farm in Picardy, northern France, welcomes prison inmates nearing the end of their sentences as part of a reintegration initiative. France’s controversial justice minister...
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Interesting article relating to prison system and organic farming. I wonder if this is how punishment was like before written law.

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Farming Livestock in African Slums | Public Radio International

Farming Livestock in African Slums | Public Radio International | Farming | Scoop.it
It's a densely packed area, and it's not just people that live here. "We have [chickens] here," says Regina Wangari as she opens the door to a shack that she recently converted into a coop. "Outside we have almost 20 of them ...
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Urban Farming is rapidily growing in popularity in sub-Saharan Africa has helped locals in the slums eat a more protein heavy diet. The quality of living for the animals has been glossed over however, maybe utilizing actual farming an un-pattening certain bean seeds could help these people get their proper diets and reducing these living conditions. 

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MAINE ART SCENE MAGAZINE - On Exhibit “Farming | Environment | Art” at Maine Farmland Trust Gallery

MAINE ART SCENE MAGAZINE - On Exhibit “Farming | Environment | Art” at Maine Farmland Trust Gallery | Farming | Scoop.it
Farming, Environment, Art Exhibit at Maine Farmland Trust Gallery October 4 through October 31 (On Exhibit “Farming | Environment | Art” at Maine Farmland Trust Gallery: A Collaboration With MEAD Opening Fr...
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Dienekes' Anthropology Blog: Pre-farming population expansions ...

Dienekes' Anthropology Blog: Pre-farming population expansions ... | Farming | Scoop.it
Mol Biol Evol (2013) doi: 10.1093/molbev/mst156. Human genetic data reveal contrasting demographic patterns between sedentary and nomadic populations that predate the emergence of farming. C. Aimé et al.
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Pottery making an endangered Gaza craft - Al-Monitor

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Pottery making an endangered Gaza craft
Al-Monitor
GAZA CITY — Using two fingers, 24-year-old Abdel Salam al-Arabi shapes a lump of clay as it rotates on an electric pottery wheel, transforming the solid mass into a vase or pot within minutes.
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Chinese archaeologists identify Neolithic city remains - www.worldbulletin.net

Chinese archaeologists identify Neolithic city remains - www.worldbulletin.net | Farming | Scoop.it
www.worldbulletin.net Chinese archaeologists identify Neolithic city remains www.worldbulletin.net Archaeologists said two light houses discovered in northwest China's Shaanxi Province were the largest of their kind in Neolithic China, Xinhua news...
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Market Influences in Appraising Fine Art - PropertyCasualty360

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“Femme” is a very large Neolithic-inspired fertility goddess completed in bronze; it is from a limited edition of four, plus one artist proof and two foundry casts.
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Large Bronze statue depicting fertility gods/godesses

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Sustainability: How Humans' Economy Differs from Natures' - Energy Collective

Sustainability: How Humans' Economy Differs from Natures' - Energy Collective | Farming | Scoop.it
Sustainability: How Humans' Economy Differs from Natures'
Energy Collective
Humans, as hunter-gatherers, were “sort of close” to following Nature's pattern.
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How the Hunter-Gatherer economy is most natural, and best for nature. Lets meet half-way and just end the fossil fuel economy :)

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Archaeological site revealing 6000 years of occupation - Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release)

Archaeological site revealing 6000 years of occupation - Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release) | Farming | Scoop.it
Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release) Archaeological site revealing 6000 years of occupation Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release) Another sector contains a dozen Neolithic tombs where most of the deceased are wearing necklaces...
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Ancient Syrians favored buying local to outsourcing production - Phys.Org

Ancient Syrians favored buying local to outsourcing production - Phys.Org | Farming | Scoop.it
Ancient Syrians favored buying local to outsourcing production Phys.Org The discovery, newly published online in Journal of Archaeological Science, has implications for our understanding of how early cities developed in these regions and how the...
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Mesopotians relied far heavier on their ability to produce than forien trade.

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California Just Got A Whole Lot More Urban Farming-Friendly

California Just Got A Whole Lot More Urban Farming-Friendly | Farming | Scoop.it
We didn't think it was possible, but California just got a little greener.
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Urban farming that can be taught abroad. Go California!

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Palestinians start farming on ruins of evacuated W. Bank settlement - Jerusalem Post

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Palestinians start farming on ruins of evacuated W. Bank settlement
Jerusalem Post
Palestinians farmed land on the ruins of the former Homesh settlement in northern Samaria for the first time in close to 40 years on Thursday.
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On the same land as their recent and ancient ansestors, Palestinians have moved back to recreate civilazation in an area devestated by war/imperialism 

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Genetically Modified Chickens

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Chicken are GENETICALLY MODIFIED with hormones, carcinogens, GMOs so they become LARGER FASTER and as a result they often CRIPPLE under their own weights and suffer with ammonia, bronchitis, weakened immune system, failed organs (Meet ur meat!
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