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Entries from July 2010

Sustainability Studies blog at Roosevelt University

July 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Carl Zimring recently wrote with news of a website that may be of interest to Envirotech readers. Roosevelt University recently launched a blog for our Sustainability Studies program that combines discussion of current events (mostly in Illinois) with historical perspectives on systems to manager water, food, waste, and energy. The link is: http://rusustain.wordpress.com/

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CFP: Quality versus Quantity: Competing Visions of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Life

July 12th, 2010 · No Comments

The Agricultural History Society Annual Conference Springfield, Illinois, June 15-18, 2011 Deadline for Submissions, October 1, 2010 Contemporary debates about food, agriculture, and rural life are often framed in opposition with little attention to historical context. Proponents of the local, slow, and organic often emphasize quality while advocates of the global, fast, and industrial stress […]

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Tags: Conferences