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Fabiana Frayssinet – Agroecology Booming in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 23 2016 (IPS) – Organic agriculture is rapidly expanding in Argentina, the leading agroecological producer in Latin America and second in the world after Australia, as part of a backlash against a model that has disappointed producers and is starting to worry consumers. According to the intergovernmental Inter American Commission on Organic Agriculture (ICOA), in the Americas …

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Judy Wicks – The Beauty—and Power—of Small Business

Like many entrepreneurs, I started my business for the freedom it gave me to do things my own way. I was more individualistic than cooperative with a lone ranger mentality.  But I wanted to do the right thing and be a sustainable business. At first my goal was to have the best possible practices—recycling, composting, solar hot water, renewable electricity, …