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Feeding the World: It’s Not About Quantity Feeding the World: It’s Not About Quantity
by Danielle Nierenberg, Mara Schecter
The resilience of our food supply is as much about the quality and diversity of our food sources as it is about how much we produce.
The Story of Refined White Rice The Story of Refined White Rice
by Robin Broad, John Cavanagh
How a once nutritious grain was transformed into something unhealthy to eat.
Joel Salatin: How to Eat Animals and Respect Them, Too Joel Salatin: How to Eat Animals and Respect Them, Too
by Madeline Ostrander
Why this foodie farmer believes sustainable farming includes meat.
Humane Meat? No Such Thing Humane Meat? No Such Thing
by Sunaura Taylor
Should we eat animals? My disability gives me a unique view on the oxymoron "humane meat."
How Happy Was Your Meal? How Happy Was Your Meal?
by Madeline Ostrander
Autistic scientist Temple Grandin thinks like an animal—in pictures—and she's using it to get more humane treatment for cattle.
The Coming Global Food Fight The Coming Global Food Fight
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
As aggression mounts with the rise of food prices worldwide, small-scale farms rooted in local markets could avert international disaster—and lead the way to "food democracy."
An Oasis in a Food Desert An Oasis in a Food Desert
Video: In West Oakland, a community cooperative is providing an alternative to fast food and packaged snacks.
Book Review: Food Justice Book Review: Food Justice
by Laura Kaliebe
What's wrong with our food system—and how can we fix it?
Rooted Agriculture: 5 Ways Governments Can Help Rooted Agriculture: 5 Ways Governments Can Help
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
As food prices rise, how can governments support small-scale, sustainable farmers?
Organics and the Science of Farming Organics and the Science of Farming
by Robin Broad, John Cavanagh
Some say that organic farming means going "backwards." These farmers think otherwise.
Lentils and Justice for All Lentils and Justice for All
by Christa Hillstrom
It all begins with food: How to restore the health and wealth of inner-city communities.
Tunisia, Egypt, and the Big Picture Tunisia, Egypt, and the Big Picture
by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed
Egypt lies on the fault lines of the convergence of global ecological, energy, and economic crises—and thus, on the frontlines of deepening global system failure.
Just the Facts: Should We Eat Animals? Just the Facts: Should We Eat Animals?
by Alyssa B. Johnson
We can feed the world and still eat meat—but only a little bit.
Farmer Joel Salatin: Why Changing the Food System is Up to You Farmer Joel Salatin: Why Changing the Food System is Up to You
YES! interviewed foodie farmer Joel Salatin for Can Animals Save Us?, the Spring 2011 issue. Listen to audio clips here.
Farmer by Farmer, an Organic Transition Farmer by Farmer, an Organic Transition
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
After decades of chemicals, farmers in the Philippines are seeing the benefits of organic farming. But what convinced them to make the switch in the first place?
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