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- Sustainable World Radio and Sustainable World Media
- Jill Cloutier is a radio producer, environmental educator, freelance writer, and documentary filmmaker.
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MY RECENT POSTS
- The Climate Change Diet
February 02, 2014 01:51PM
- Wake Up And Smell The...
August 11, 2013 07:28PM
- Monsanto: Committed to
June 18, 2013 02:57PM
- When We Feed The Soil, We Feed
June 02, 2013 08:48PM
- Monsanto Vs. Nature
January 17, 2013 05:09PM
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June 18, 2013 09:24PM
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Stranger things have
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Monsanto recently announced the formation of a new MPCA or Monsanto Permaculture Alliance. The MPCA was formed to transition Monsanto from an herbicide and GMO manufacturer into a leader in the organic agriculture movement. The MPCA plans to “turn Monsanto’s liabilities into assets&rd… Read full post »
Any time that we place compostable food scraps in the trash we are throwing away valuable natural resources. In Santa Barbara County, an estimated 700 tons of trash a day goes to our landfill and of that, about 40% is considered compostable. What happens to food scraps in the landfill? After… Read full post »
Monsanto hit the genetically modified ball out of the park in California’s November election after pouring over $7 million into defeating Proposition 37, the initiative measure that would have required labels on genetically modified food sold in California supermarkets.
Playing… Read full post »
I've interviewed farmers, scientists, ecologists, and permaculture designers, but until today I'd never interviewed a plant.
A Conversation With Corn
J (Jill Cloutier)- Thanks for taking the time to talk with me today. Tell me a bit about your background. Where were you born… Read full post »
Soil is alive. It's a complex web of macro (that which we can see with our eyes), and micro (those we mostly cannot see) organisms. One tablespoon of soil contains over six billion bacteria and countless other species that contribute to a medium teeming with life. We… Read full post »
My car had broken down for the last time. I waved goodbye as the AAA truck towed my rusting 1993 Pontiac away, one hazard light blinking a jerky farewell.
"I don’t care if it’s crushed into a can. I’ve had it. It’s going to the dump," I vowed to myself as… Read full post »
It was raining when I met the nurdle. I was out taking a walk. Everyone else must have been inside, staying dry. The rain fell in a silent, steady drizzle, tapering off from its previous downpour. As I walked, I saw a lot of debris washing down the sides of the… Read full post »
Foreclosure is not a joyful word and usually conjures up images of struggling homeowners trying to hold onto their most prized possession. But, to see the word foreclosure paired with the proposed development site at Naples on the Gaviota Coast was a cause for celebration for many in the enviro… Read full post »
After reading the small (and beautiful) book, Slow Money by Woody Tasch, I believe that Goldman Sachs CEO Blankfein and other heavyweights in the "Too Big to Fail" financial sector might be well-advised to carefully observe, take note of, and even hang out with some earthworms.
Although Wood… Read full post »
"Tell me what you eat, I'll tell you who you are." ~French Gourmand Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
&nb… Read full post »