Regional Food System Study Develops Strategy for Economic Independence

A picture of grain being shipped by sailboat to reduce impact and resources for a local food system in the West Kootenay region. Deconstructing Dinner documented the project. photo: Deconstructing Dinner

Toward a Regional Food System Alliance Development Strategy for the West Kootenay: an analysis of the best practices for forming and sustaining a regional food system alliance for our region by Deconstructing Dinner in collaboration with Columbia Basin Trust, […]

Using the Colorado River for Suburban Sprawl in Arizona

VIDEO: LOST IN SPRAWL Threatened by suburban development, a fourth-generation farmer documents his family’s doomed legacy with time-lapse video. By Thomas Gorman for The Ration When artist Matt Moore returned to his family farm outside Phoenix, signs of […]

Obama Doubles Spending on Conservation Fund to Buy Public Land

Backers of the fund say it's important for Congress to keep pumping money into it as the nation loses roughly 3 million acres to development each year. They say it's a race against time, noting that one out of every three developed acres in the nation was developed from 1982 to 2007. The National Park Service has identified 1.8 million additional acres that it wants to acquire, at a cost of $1.9 billion.

Deconstructing Dinner: Permaculture

July 30, 2009 “PERMACULTURE AT THE BLUE RAVEN FARM” download/open (stereo) | stream (stereo) Deconstructing Dinner revisits with the topic of permaculture… a concept and philosophy that has grown significantly in popularity since we first aired a show […]