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The Season of Our Discontent: Poverty and Hunger in America The Season of Our Discontent: Poverty and Hunger in America
by Mark Winne
Just before Thanksgiving, the USDA has released alarming new statistics about hunger in America. How can we bridge the divide between abundance and scarcity?
FRESH :: Film Trailer FRESH :: Film Trailer
Given the environmental and health consequences of industrial agriculture, what would it look like if we re-invented our food system?
Protecting Local Farms Protecting Local Farms
by Lynn Byczynski
Small-scale farmers fear that new regulations meant for industrial agriculture will burden them unfairly.
Native Recipe for Health Native Recipe for Health
by Gabriel Thompson
The Tohono O’odham Nation tackles diabetes with a return to desert foods.
Grounded Learning Grounded Learning
by Ron Miller
Why educator Ron Miller is turning to soil, water, sunshine, and greens.
Can a Farm State Feed Itself? Can a Farm State Feed Itself?
by Brooke Jarvis
Tired of depending on imports, Illinois looks to local food.
Signs of Life :: Cities Eat Local Signs of Life :: Cities Eat Local
by Jessica Bell
Increasing numbers of U.S. cities are looking to lessen their climate impact by growing and eating local food.
Soil, Seeds, Salt: Education Brought Down to Earth Soil, Seeds, Salt: Education Brought Down to Earth
by Madhu Suri Prakash
For thousands of young people bored by the irrelevance of what they are learning and moved by the desire to eat food that heals rather than sickens, the message to become the change they wish to see in the world now has the awakening and compelling ring of truth and conviction.
Update: Hudson River Serves Up Oysters Redux Update: Hudson River Serves Up Oysters Redux
An update on oyster restoration efforts around NYC.
Oysters Return to the Hudson Oysters Return to the Hudson
Find out how scientists in New York are working to replenish oyster populations in the waters around the city.
Cultural Renewal to Improve Health Cultural Renewal to Improve Health
The Tohono O'odham Nation turns to native recipes and local foods to tackle diabetes.
YES! But How? :: The Truth About Beer YES! But How? :: The Truth About Beer
by Mary Richter
What really is in beer?
YES! But How? :: Affording Organics YES! But How? :: Affording Organics
by Catherine Bailey
How to buy organic on a budget.
Connect and Engage :: Food Stamps and Seafood Connect and Engage :: Food Stamps and Seafood
What would you eat for only $3 each day? What’s the difference between freshwater and farm raised fish? You and your students will take your eating awareness to another level with these two resources. Your new knowledge will make you think before you buy.
YES! Recommends: Sustainable Table YES! Recommends: Sustainable Table
The multi-media resources from Sustainable Table are designed to awaken consumers to the problems with factory farming and to promote sustainable food as a desirable and more responsible alternative.
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