Sustainability

In ecology, sustainability is how biological systems endure and remain diverse and productive. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, sustainability refers to the endurance of systems and processes. The organizing principle for sustainability, is sustainable development, which includes the four interconnected domains, ecology, economics, politics and culture. Sustainability science is the study of the concepts of sustainable development and environmental science.Healthy ecosystems and environments are necessary to the survival of humans and other organisms.
Posts about Sustainability
  • The Essence of American Food

    …. And that food revolution is not a celebration of excess. Americans are increasingly concerned with nutrition, the freshness of ingredients, sustainability, flavor, and novelty all of which suggest a turn toward quality and away from excess. It could be argued that this food revolution is influencing only a small minority of our population and that most…

    Dwight Furrow/ Edible Arts- 1 readers -
  • Seafood Sustainability & Social Issues

    … When discussions of seafood sustainability arise, they most often revolve around protection of seafood species as well as their environment. There might be talk of endangered fish populations, such as cod in the Gulf of Maine, or destruction of the sea bed from trawling. However, sustainability discussions have been expanding, and social issues…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 2 readers -
  • Pork & Pinot - Perfect Night at 20/Twenty

    … Jackson and their varietals, but this night Heimoff brought in lesser known but higher quality Pinots that blew away all the guest diners. If there is just one wine varietal you need for your Thanksgiving dinner, it’s Pinot Noir. The Pinot lineup at Twenty/20 included: Carmel Road 2012 Monterey ($16.), La Crema Willamette Valley 2012 ($40…

    Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Updatein Pinot Noir- 3 readers -
  • Seafood: Fighting The Mercury Myth

    … Eat more seafood. Eat more seafood. Eat more seafood. I repeat this sentiment frequently, encouraging people to eat one of the healthiest and tastiest foods that exists. However, one hurdle is consumer fears about the dangers of mercury in seafood. There are far too many articles that seek to scare the public, greatly exaggerating the risks…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 1 readers -
  • Sustainable Agriculture in Sonoma County

    … though, what is sustainable farming? The broad definition of sustainability is "to be able to continue a defined behavior indefinitely." Sustainable farming is not just taking care of the land, as most people see it, but there are also social and economic aspects. Economic because the farming has to be economically sustainable. The social piece…

    Bob Hunnicutt/ Bob on Sonoma- 1 readers -
  • 8 Chardonnays from Oregon’s Willamette Valley

    … associated with California Chardonnay. Personally, I prefer sucking on a stone than on a stick! During Tuesdays in November, we will be guided as we taste two or three wines and learn more about terroir, sustainability, biodynamics, philosophy and evolution of the region by tasting these select Oregon Chardonnay wines and wineries. I’m excited…

    Gwendolyn Alley/ wine predatorin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 3 readers -
  • Meet Gemtree Wines at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2015

    … Our Wines At Vancouver we will be presenting the following wines; 2012 Tatty Road Cabernet Sauvignon Moonstone McLaren Vale Savagnin 2014 Gemtree 2013 Dragon’s Blood Luna Temprana McLaren Vale Tempranillo 2014 Gemstone Uncut Shiraz 2012 Gemtree 2012 Uncut Shiraz Gemtree Stage 7 Shiraz 2012 – Epicurean Way/McLaren Vale Scarce Earth Gemstone Chardonnay 2013 Gemstone Shiraz 2013 Some GEMTREE AWARDS AND REVIEWS 2014. Check out our youtube video on our new wine, “The Whole Bunch”. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

    Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePalin Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • Are Family Farms the Answer?

    … — bankrupts the land, our food, our nation and our future. I don’t doubt the value of small farms as a way of life or the vision of sustainability that infuses Nelson’s writing. But I wonder if small farms are capable of feeding the planet. Is large-scale, industrial agriculture necessary for producing the massive amounts of food required for feeding…

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  • Australia’s 10 Best Winemakers (2014)

    Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller and Jeffrey Grosset, #2 on the List, at the 2014 International Riesling Symposium, Germany, see: Wines and Winemakers from Australia and New Zealand at the 2nd International Riesling Symposium, Rheingau, Germany Goodfood, an Australian food and wine journal, asked 100 winemakers, wine buyers and sommeliers across the nation: Who are the best liv ...

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  • Paso Robles: Thomas Hill Organics and a New Chef

    … prepared. Owner Debbie Thomas and Executive Chef Christopher Manning believe in the significance of organic, regionally-produced food, working with local farmers and purveyors for poultry, seafood, grass-fed beef, lamb and exotic meats. Nearby farmers provide all fruits and vegetables, which are always straight-from-the-earth fresh, and breads…

    Hoot n Annie- 1 readers -
  • Americans, Don't Ignore Farmed Seaweed

    … discussion in the seafood sustainability realm about seaweed. Mariculture is a category of aquaculture where the species are raised in the open ocean, an enclosed section of the ocean, or in enclosed area which is filled with seawater. Since 2004, seaweed has been the most common mariculture species. In 2012, seaweed represented about 49% of all global…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 3 readers -
  • The Origins of Ceviche, Tempura and Fish & Chips

    … Consider some of the most popular seafood dishes from all around the world, such as Ceviche from Peru, Shrimp Tempura from Japan and Fish & Chips from Britain. You probably wouldn't suspect that they actually had a common origin, in a 1500 year-old Persian meat stew. As I mentioned recently, I've been immersed in a fascinating new book…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 6 readers -
  • Boneshaker Lodi Zinfandel 2012

    … and operated, with next generation Philip and Caroline Hahn continuing on with their parents pioneering spirit and passion for high quality, hand crafted wines. Winemaking: The Hahn Winery is committed to sustainability, is “earth friendly from vine to bottle” and have been at the forefront of sustainable practices for many years in California…

    the buddha in your glassin Cabernet Sauvignon- 1 readers -
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  • Grgich Hills Winery Spotlight Tasting Event

    …November Tasting Event >> RSVP at your local WineStyles << The Story of Grgich Hills Estate Miljenko “Mike” Grgich first gained international recognition at the celebrated “Paris Tasting” of 1976. Then, in a now-historic blind tasting, a panel of eminent French judges swirled, sniffed, and sipped an array of the fabled white…

    WineStylesin Merlot Chardonnay- 6 readers -