Posts tagged: organic food

Compost bins and vegetable beds

Composting is an obvious and inexpensive technique that would improve our soil and food quality while keeping rotting food out of landfills. Constructing vegetable bins on parking lots or vacant lots and using the rich compost as organic soil would be a win for everyone. Putting a compost bin on every corner and educating people … Continue reading Compost bins and vegetable beds

Diners that Nourish and Heal What Ails Us

The entire country seems to be having a deer in headlights moment: stunned with fear. With our social fabric rent to shreds, if there ever was a time for a new model, this is it. Cooperative community diners pose an elegant solution that may solve myriad problems on many levels. The diners of my youth, … Continue reading Diners that Nourish and Heal What Ails Us

Smart Money vs. Smart People

The hard reality of the economic implosion has not been lost on the food marketers. McDonald’s advertises that you can get a sandwich, fries and a soft drink for less than $5. Snickers’ new slogans include Hungerency, Snack Sum Yum, others. Subliminal advertising is very effective. When people are hungry to begin with, it packs … Continue reading Smart Money vs. Smart People