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.
Whether you’re worried about hunger, social crises, or climate change, the solution is the same: small-scale farming.
Shannon Hayes on taking farm politics to Occupy Wall Street...and talking about the politics of Occupy in her farming community.
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Creating access to affordable fresh food in low-income neighborhoods.
This Visual Learning lesson will get your students thinking about how much information they want to know about where their food comes from.
Since ripping open the prairie for modern monocultures, we're losing soil and fertility. Agricultural pioneer Wes Jackson says there's another way.
Photo Essay: How agriculture and wildlands can both flourish—together.
In West Africa, women’s resistance to the new Green Revolution shows that the question of agricultural sustainability is also a question of equality.
YES! readers respond to Madhu Suri Prakash and Wendell Berry.
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.
In spite of the daily discouraging environmental, political, and economic news, coaxing living things to grow somehow seems to make folks optimistic.
Last year, Vicki Robin lived for a month eating only food from within a 10-mile radius. She’s back with tips for a planet-friendly diet.
Getting healthy food on the shelves of convenience stores could be the first step toward replenishing food deserts.
The Greenhorns documentary follows young farmers who are digging their way to an agricultural revolution.
Book review: Jonathan Bloom’s “American Wasteland” and the ethical side of food disposal.