|Today’s Peasant Movement – Sophisticated, Threatened, and Our Best Hope for Survival|
Common Dreams - 1/27/2014. By Carol Schachet - The term peasant often conjures up images of medieval serfs out of touch with the ways of the world around them. Such thinking is out of date. Today, peasants proudly and powerfully put forward effective strategies to feed the planet and limit the damages wrought by industrial agriculture.
|Salad from a vending machine? Farmer's Fridge might convince you.|
Treehugger - 1/27/2014. By Margaret Badore - Fast food isn't usually healthy or environmentally friendly, but a new automated kiosk in Chicago is aiming to change that. Farmer's Fridge is like a vending machine, only it offers fresh salads, yogurt parfaits and veggie sticks.
|Pig Virus Continues To Spread, Raising Fears Of Pricier Bacon|
National Public Radio - 1/26/2014. By Amy Mayer, The Salt - Pork producers across the country are grappling with a virus that's going after piglets. Livestock economists estimate the porcine epidemic diarrhea, or PED, virus has already killed about 1 million baby pigs in the U.S. since it was first found in Iowa last spring.