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Growing Cities: An Urban Farming Road Trip
posted May 04, 2012
- Can farming revitalize our cities and change the way we eat? Follow two friends across the United States to find out.
Taking Monsanto to the People’s Court
by Blair Bravermanposted Apr 30, 2012
- With the legal system failing to hold Monsanto accountable, Iowans convened a court of public opinion.
Farmers Markets Move Online
by Katherine Gustafsonposted Apr 26, 2012
- Regional, web-based services to connect small-time growers to consumers are popping up around the country.
At the Crossroads of Climate and Food
by Richard Conlinposted Mar 25, 2012
- What role do cities have in promoting climate-friendly food?
Just Label It: Let Us Know It’s GMO
posted Feb 24, 2012
- Because wouldn’t it be nice if they had to tell you what’s in your food?
Organic Farmers Take Monsanto to Court
by April Dávilaposted Feb 12, 2012
- Why hundreds of thousands are seeking protection from the seed giant.
Book Review: Urban Homesteading
by Oliver Lazenbyposted Feb 07, 2012
- Heirloom skills for sustainable living.
Farmers Go Wild
by Abby Quillenposted Feb 06, 2012
- Going beyond organic, a new generation of farmers is nurturing nature as well as crops.
My Prices Are Not Too High: A Farmer Fires Back
by Shannon Hayesposted Jan 30, 2012
- Shannon Hayes: Why are my prices higher than those at the supermarket? Glad you asked.
Beyond “Free” or “Fair” Trade: Mexican Farmers Go Local
by Mike Woldposted Jan 23, 2012
- We usually think of the demand for local, organic foods as coming from the North. But in southern Mexico, the growing localist movement is a strategy for survival.
For Farmers Everywhere, Small is (Still) Beautiful
by Robin Broad, John Cavanaghposted Jan 17, 2012
- Whether you’re worried about hunger, social crises, or climate change, the solution is the same: small-scale farming.
From the Farm to the Occupation
by Shannon Hayesposted Dec 07, 2011
- Shannon Hayes on taking farm politics to Occupy Wall Street...and talking about the politics of Occupy in her farming community.
Will Allen: Growing Justice in Food Deserts
by Doug Pibelposted Dec 06, 2011
- The YES! Breakthrough 15: Creating access to affordable fresh food in low-income neighborhoods.
Visual Learning: We Are the 99%
posted Nov 23, 2011
- With this YES! lesson plan, try to truly understand an image, its message, and why it's interesting (or not). In this case, it's all about animals as food.
Can We Restore the Prairie—And Still Support Ourselves?
by Wes Jacksonposted Nov 22, 2011
- Since ripping open the prairie for modern monocultures, we're losing soil and fertility. Agricultural pioneer Wes Jackson says there's another way.