Category Archives: Food & Farming

Regenerative agriculture is permaculture at the industrial scale!

It tells you to sell your sheep during a drought, and stops you getting into debt. It tells you how to manage your land so your ground-cover doesn’t blow away, so your land is immune to locust plagues, and so … Continue reading

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“In the next 17 years, Sydney’s population is expected to grow by 1.5 million people”

Hang on, don’t we have a water crisis? A bushfire crisis? I mean, I’m convinced that with the right technology deployed we can feed a world of 10 billion, but don’t we have to deploy that first? And if ever … Continue reading

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World now more middle class than poor

Interesting! Sept 2018 marks the point where (finally!) more of the world is wealthy than poor. I remember being told to refer to poor underdeveloped nations as the ‘2/3rd’s world’ because it was the majority. That has shifted somewhat. There’s … Continue reading

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Insect burgers smell good

The Guardian explains:- One passerby who tried the burger, Manfred Roedder, said it was a good alternative to meat, adding: “I had reservations at first, but I got a second serving because it tasted so good.” Baris Özel, the co-founder … Continue reading

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Soil carbon

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