|Fruit Walls: Urban Farming in the 1600s|
Low-tech Magazine - 12/24/2015. By Kris De Decker - We are being told to eat local and seasonal food, either because other crops have been tranported over long distances, or because they are grown in energy-intensive greenhouses. But it wasn't always like that. From the sixteenth to the twentieth century, urban farmers grew Mediterranean fruits and vegetables as far north as England and the Netherlands, using only renewable energy.
|Healthiest foods are raised in a natural environment|
Bangor Daily News - 12/24/2015. Op-Ed by Dr. Michael Noonan - Last week’s column was about the first wellness-based principle of nutrition I was taught in chiropractic school; namely, that the processing of foods damages their nutritional value. The leading example is sugar, which is important in our diets as part of a whole food but poisonous when used in its highly processed form.