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Issue 242 • May/June 2007

Do we need God? / Food Futures

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Welcome

Welcome

Do we need God? A response to Richard Dawkins.

Frontline

FUTURE SCHOOL •

St Francis of Assisi primary school in Notting Hill, London is building a classroom from recycled materials and aims to be self-sufficient in energy.

THE FIRST STRAW •

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency is building straw houses in rural China.

HONOURING OUR HERITAGE •

AEGILOPS is rescuing seeds from extinction by promoting traditional varieties of wheat in Greece.

REAL FOOD •

Rocket Gardens and True Food Co-op are making organic growing and buying in the UK easier.

MEDICINAL ROOTS

Using her knowledge of plant medicine, Hakim Abebech is renewing the traditional wisdom of Ethiopia at the Deshet centre, near Addis Ababa.

SOIL FOR LIFE

Soil for Life is a South African NGO that teaches poor and hungry people gardening for the body, the mind and the soul.

Keynotes

DECONSTRUCTING DAWKINS

Challenging Richard Dawkins: five arguments for the existence of God.

A SENSE OF HARMONY •

We are no longer dancing in tune with Nature's rhythms.

SOCIAL BUSINESS •

Grameen Bank: unleashing the energy and creativity of the poor with microcredit and social business.

The Arts

A JOURNEY OF SELF-FORGETTING

Craigie Aitchison's paintings allow us to see through the eyes of a child again.

A POTENT WITNESS •

Arthur Boyd's figurative paintings are alive with a sense of dialogue between life and ideas.

MODERN CLASSICS •

Simon Moore's glassblowing studio demonstrates a holistic approach to his craft.

BLOOM •

"Only the narthex had remained secure." A short story.

POETRY •

Into the Further Reaches (ed.) Jay Ramsay: work by sixty-four contemporary British poets celebrating the spiritual journey.

Undercurrents

MID-COURSE CORRECTION

The Interface story: an eco-epiphany.

LAND OF BLUE HEAVEN •

Mongolia: preserved or destroyed by tourism?

AND DID THOSE FEET ... ? •

Riding on horseback from John O'Groats to Land's End in the footsteps of our ancestors.

Food Futures

THE GOOD, THE CLEAN AND THE FAIR

The founder of the Slow Food movement explains how local food economies create knowledge, wisdom and lots of flavour.

FOOD FREEDOM •

Terra Madre conference speech: terminator technology is the ultimate instrument of food fascism.

A TASTE OF BRITAIN •

The importance of retaining our regional food culture.

GOOD FOOD •

Industrial agriculture is one of the biggest carbon-emitting sectors in the economy.

FEEDING PEOPLE IS EASY •

Everyone could be fed to the highest standards if food production were back in the hands of the people.

SIMPLE SOURDOUGH

On a bread-making course at The Village Bakery.

FROM FIELD TO FORK •

Inspiring children and families to cook together through a Children's Food Festival.

Regulars

The Long View - The Ark

Humankind has a duty of care for non-human species.

The Occasional Didymus - Vaguely Green •

Mature inattention to detail can result in significant carbon reductions.

Recipes

May menu: a plate of crudités for early summer, with two imaginative sauces.

Notes From The Underground - Diagnosis •

Celebrity deficit hyperactive disorder.

Letters to the Editors

Reviews

In my Own Words: SURVIVING THE CENTURYY

Review of The World Future Council's first major book asserts that we need to make profound changes in our culture and our relationship with Nature if we are to survive this and future centuries.

In My Own Words: AFFLUENZA

Review of Selfish capitalism and mass consumerism are damaging not only the planet but also the people.

In My Own Words: WILD

Review of A global journey in search of the will of the wild.

THE BODY OF THE WORLD

Review of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan. How industrial agriculture has changed our relationship to food.

SOUND SHELTERS

Review of Design Like You Give a Damn by Cameron Sinclair and Kate Stohr. How Architecture for Humanity is working to get a roof over the heads of those affected by natural disaster and poverty.

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