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· June, 2012

Stories about Food from June, 2012

China: Food and Love

  13 June 2012

YJ From Rectified Name wrote an article about the meaning of food share among Chinese people: “Food is life. But in China, it is so much more…it is love”.

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Cuba: Economic Deja Vu?

  7 June 2012

A few Cuban bloggers have been voicing their economic concerns - and wondering whether the island's recent reforms, some of which include a more open approach to self-employment - could translate into political change as well.

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Kenya: Urban Gardening Taking Root

  6 June 2012

In Kenya, city dwellers are learning different techniques to grow food for consumption and sale even in reduced spaces. For people with low or no income, urban gardening may be the key to food security. These videos show how food can be grown in containers and using limited space and resources.

Greece: Community Project for “Authentic Natural Food”

  5 June 2012

“Hippocrates believed food was the human's medicine. Today, food is the reason that people need medicine”. That's what Radiki (‘Chicory’ in Greek) states, a small community project in Raches village [el] in Messenia, Peloponnese. In their website, they argue that people should return to authentic food forms, as they have become too...

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