The prison garden supplying organic ingredients to Bali’s healthy eateries

… TripAdvisor website, normally curmudgeonly types, post mostly glowing reviews of Locavore’s tasting menus. “My favourites were raw beef with shaved radish and wasabi mayonnaise; the intense amuse-bouche of tomato sorbet with tomato consomme; the dessert of cucumber, White chocolate and passionfruit,” raves Twan v from Amsterdam. Twan v doesn’t know it, but he may never again eat an “intense amuse-bouche” as ethically sound. Even Plasmeijer was unaware of the …

India’s Independent Farmers Embrace Organic | Al Jazeera America

… technologies and irrigation systems, this fertile northern Indian state quickly became the seat of the country’s agricultural revolution in the 1970s and 1980s. And farmers like Singh, now a vibrant 69-year-old with a snow White beard, started to see their harvests multiply. But alongside this burst of prosperity came the harrowing side effects of pouring chemicals into the ground: People’s health deteriorated rapidly, as did water and soil quality, and neither the government nor consumers …

Federal Grant To Help More Low-Income Families Buy Organic Produce | WJCT NEWS

… Green Market, currently participate in the program. The program will be expanded to Clara White Mission’s harvest farms and the Berry Good Farm mobile market. The association also expects to add the Hemming Park market to its ranks. via Federal Grant To Help More Low-Income Families Buy Organic Produce | WJCT NEWS. …

Greenland Ice Sheet Yielding its Secrets | Geophysics | Sci-News.com

… thinning near coastal regions is shown in green, blue and purple; blue/White flows indicate the direction and speed of the ice movement. Image credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. “The great importance of our data is that for the first time, we have a comprehensive picture of how all of Greenland’s glaciers have changed over the past decade,” said Dr Beata Csatho of the University at Buffalo, who is the lead author of a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of …

Huge New Holes In Siberia Have Scientists Calling For Urgent Investigation Of The Mysterious Craters

The Huffington Post  |  By Macrina Cooper-White – Posted: 02/23/2015 4:25 pm EST Scientists were baffled last July when they discovered three giant holes in the ground in the Yamal Peninsula in northern Siberia. Now, with the help of satellite imagery, researchers have located four additional craters–and they believe there may be dozens more in the region. That has them calling for an urgent investigation to protect residents living in the area. “I am sure that there are …