|Hidden benefits of community gardens|
Progressive Review - 6/16/2013. By Christina Sari - I recently spent an entire Saturday afternoon at one of my local community gardens, one of a dozen or more scattered throughout the city proper and one of literally a hundred or more spread throughout nearby suburbs. I was surprised to learn the other benefits of community gardening that weren’t so apparent upon first glance.
|Water Wars: Who Controls The Flow?|
National Public Radio - 6/15/2013. Rivers don't follow political boundaries — they flow through states and over international borders. And there are endless demands for water: for agriculture, drinking, plumbing, manufacturing, to name just a few. And then there's the ecosystem that depends on water getting downstream. So what are our legal rights when it comes to water? And who decides?
|Britain's new 'peasants' down on the farm|
The Guardian [UK] - 6/15/2013. By Claire Provost and John Vidal - The English peasantry may have officially died out in the Middle Ages, but a new breed of small-scale farmers who live off a few acres and celebrate life on the land have been accepted to join the world's biggest peasant organisation.
|Employees relocated as Organic Valley rebuilds|
LaCross Tribune - 6/15/2013. By Allison Geyer - A month after the fire that destroyed a portion of the nation’s largest organic cooperative headquarters in La Farge, Organic Valley employees are scattered throughout southwestern Wisconsin.