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A Future for Agriculture, A Future for Haiti A Future for Agriculture, A Future for Haiti
by Beverly Bell
Haiti's way forward is tied to food sovereignty and a renewed focus on local agriculture.
Sweden Labels Food With CO2 Data Sweden Labels Food With CO2 Data
by Jeff Raderstrong
The Swedish government announced new food guidelines that recommend eating habits based on greenhouse-gas emissions.
Food Rules for the Rest of Us Food Rules for the Rest of Us
by Berit Anderson
Michael Pollan's real food message is important, but it's also a question of access.
Putting "Real" Food on Campus Plates Putting "Real" Food on Campus Plates
Hai Vo, a student at the University of California Irvine helped found the Real Food Challenge, a national student movement to bring ecologically sound and community-based food to campus cafeterias.
How Do I Invite You to Grow Food? How Do I Invite You to Grow Food?
Janaia Donaldson of Peak Moment Television interviews Jenny Pell of Permaculture Now!
Meet the Radical Homemakers Meet the Radical Homemakers
by Shannon Hayes
How families are achieving ecological, social, and economic transformation... starting under their own roofs.
Buy Happy Buy Happy
by Caitlin Battersby
Mystified by all the labels? How to buy humane eggs and meat.
Smarter School Lunches Smarter School Lunches
by Ellen Mahoney
Healthy, local food for all kids? "Renegade Lunch Lady" Ann Cooper is starting a revolution in school cafeterias.
School Lunch is a Social Justice Issue School Lunch is a Social Justice Issue
Video: "Renegade lunch lady" Ann Cooper on what we're teaching kids about food and nutrition—and how to change it.
Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Savers Exchange serves more than 11,000 members, and the public at large, through its mission to preserve the world’s diverse but endangered garden heritage for future generations. Founded in 1975, the nonprofit organization consists of a network of people committed to collecting, conserving, and sharing heirloom seeds and plants. Seed Savers houses its collection of 25,000 heirloom seeds on a 890-acre farm near Decorah, Iowa. The organization is the largest non-governmental seed bank in the U.S. Photos courtesy of Seed Savers.
Seed Savers Exchange Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Savers is the largest non-governmental seed bank in the U.S., housing a collection of 25,000 heirloom seeds for future generations.
Growing Home—Urban Agriculture in Chicago Growing Home—Urban Agriculture in Chicago
Orrin Williams of Growing Home explains urban agriculture's crucial role in rebuilding our cities and communities—from increasing job security and food access to decreasing the environmental impact of farming.
The Food of a Younger Land The Food of a Younger Land
by Laura Kaliebe
Author Mark Kurlansky unearths a Depression-era project to document the country’s food traditions.
Can Northeast States Grow Their Own Food? Can Northeast States Grow Their Own Food?
by Laura Kaliebe
How much of the food eaten in the northeastern United States could be produced regionally? The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $230,000 in funding to find out.
Climate Solutions from South Africa, Kenya, and Bangladesh Climate Solutions from South Africa, Kenya, and Bangladesh
In Copenhagen, the question of climate equity will be contentious. But communities in the Global South aren’t waiting for an international agreement. They are turning to sustainable, climate-friendly solutions to address a problem they did little to create, but must nonetheless help to solve.
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