A retrospective of our journey this past year offering a picture of what is being born during this time of global transformation.
Stephan Fayon is an agriculture and organic farming expert who directs Kokopelli India, an international seed savers association based in Auroville, South India. A resident of Auroville for the past twelve years, he directs several reforestation programs and runs a tree farm. He has planted 250,000 trees over the past ten years.
Penny Livingston is a permaculture expert and founder of the Permaculture Institute of Northern California and the Regenerative Design Institute. She lives and works at the Commonweal Garden in Bolinas, California.
Jayesh Patel is the co-founder and director of Manav Sadhna, an NGO based in the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad, India. Formed in 1990 with the mission to serve the underprivileged, Manav Sadhna now provides health and hygiene, education, and employment services to over 4500 women and children through over 38 projects.
Medha Patkar is a social activist who has led the struggle for the people affected by the controversial Sardar Sarovar Project on the Narmada river in Gujarat, India. She founded the Narmada Bachoao Andolan and National Alliance of People's movements and is recipient of numerous awards including the Goldman Environmental Prize, Amnesty International's Human Rights Defender's Award and the BBC's Green Ribbon Award.
Anjali Desai is a volunteer at Manav Sadhna, a NGO based at Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad, whose mission is to serve the underprivileged. Seva Cafe is one of its many projects in Ahmedabad.
Joel Salatin has been a star in the Eco-Agricultural community for some time. We the eating public are fortunate that he and his kind are gaining wider recognition as conscious stewards of our landscape. He may be one of the smartest guys I know. If you want the skinny on local farming read his latest book "Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal."
We are fed up with the garbage we eat! The mouths are angry. The Mouth revolution Begins! Viva la mouthalucion!
THE MEATRIX II: Revolting! The award-winning flash animation movie about the meat you eat.
The Meatrix returns with The Meatrix II ½ at www.moremeatrix.com. This time, our heroes Moopheus, Leo, and Chickity take on another facet of industrial agriculture – meat processing. Picking up from their last adventure at a dairy farm, Leo and Chickity attempt to rescue Moopheus, who has been kidnapped and taken to a slaughterhouse.