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Will Allen: Growing Justice in Food Deserts
by Doug Pibel
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Creating access to affordable fresh food in low-income neighborhoods.
Visual Learning: We Are the 99%
by Idil Levitas
This Visual Learning lesson will get your students thinking about how much information they want to know about where their food comes from.
Can We Restore the Prairie—And Still Support Ourselves?
by Wes Jackson
Since ripping open the prairie for modern monocultures, we're losing soil and fertility. Agricultural pioneer Wes Jackson says there's another way.
Farming With the Wild
by Dan Imhoff
Photo Essay: How agriculture and wildlands can both flourish—together.
Women Farmers Feed the World
by Christa Hillstrom
Grassroots food activist Fatou Batta on why the question of agricultural sustainability is also a question of equality.
Reflections on Transforming the Food System
YES! readers respond to Madhu Suri Prakash and Wendell Berry.
The Innocence Project and Prison Food
by Jing Fong
Use the Innocence Project’s interactive resources to understand the causes of wrongful convictions and exonerations, and see how your school's cafeteria food measures up to prison food with this tell-it-like-it is infographic.
Young Farmers: A Growing Movement
by Fran Korten
In spite of the daily discouraging environmental, political, and economic news, coaxing living things to grow somehow seems to make folks optimistic.
7 Ways to Cook Up a Sustainable Diet
by Vicki Robin
Get ready for No Impact Week: Helpful tips for planet-friendly eating.
From Farm to Corner Store
by Lily Hicks
Getting healthy food on the shelves of convenience stores could be the first step toward replenishing food deserts.
The Down and Dirty Movement to Reinvent Farming
The Greenhorns documentary follows young farmers who are digging their way to an agricultural revolution.
American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of its Food
by Laura Kaliebe
Book review: Jonathan Bloom’s “American Wasteland” and the ethical side of food disposal.
An Appeal to U2: Who is More Rooted?
by Robin Broad, John Cavanagh
Anti-poverty crusaders like Bono call critical attention to what's wrong with the world. But what if we also showed who's doing it right?
Slower Living for a Rooted Future
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
Vermont is leading the way toward agricultural and economic change. What we can learn from the "Slow Living Summit" about building sustainable economies everywhere.
Planting Seeds of Hope: How Sustainable Activism Transformed Detroit
by Grace Lee Boggs, Scott Kurashige
After the death throes of urban decay, what the Motor City can teach us about vision, community, and the power of movements.