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Bill mollison – Permaculture – How to Feed the Africa

Bill Mollison, Permaculture, Africa Bill Mollison surveys some of the permaculture projects he helped to establish in Africa. Features include: a grade school with a schoolyard garden that produces food for the children’s lunches and provides a tool for teaching … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Eat Flax Seed Every Day

Originally posted on Nourishing Words:
Flax, Linum usitatissimum, originated somewhere east of the Mediterranean and west of India and has been used to make linen since the days of ancient Egypt. The long, strong and flexible fibers of the plant’s…

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Soils gets depleted with mono agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) nutritional values for fruits and vegetables today compared to 1975.2 Here’s the loss of vitamins and minerals: Apples: Vitamin A is down 41% Sweet peppers: Vitamin C is down 31% Watercress: Iron is down 88% … Continue reading

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