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Everybody Eats :: How a Community Food System Works Everybody Eats :: How a Community Food System Works
It begins with small farms working with natural cycles and ends with fresh food and stronger communities.
Food Rebellions: 7 Steps to Solving the Food     Crisis Food Rebellions: 7 Steps to Solving the Food Crisis
by Eric Holt-Gimenez
Resistance to the trade and “aid” policies that displace farmers and increase hunger.
The City that Ended Hunger The City that Ended Hunger
by Frances Moore Lappé
A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: end hunger.
Restoring the Range: Can Beef Be Earth Friendly? Restoring the Range: Can Beef Be Earth Friendly?
by Madeline Ostrander
A South Dakota ranch family restored a prairie, wildlife habitat, and a creek—here’s how.
Growing Power in an Urban Food Desert Growing Power in an Urban Food Desert
by Roger Bybee
Will Allen’s farm offers fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, and a taste of the delicious possibilities of farming the urban food deserts.
Just the Facts :: Corporate Food Just the Facts :: Corporate Food
Hunger. Pollution. Instability. Obesity. The problem with corporate food--by the numbers.
Go Organic: A Month of Organic Eating Go Organic: A Month of Organic Eating
by Laura Kaliebe
Organic. Marketing ploy or easy way to get a little greener? Laura Kaliebe attempts to find out by eating organic for 30 days.
Readers Forum :: How You Are Changing Your Food     Habits Readers Forum :: How You Are Changing Your Food Habits
by YES! Readers
The Food for Everyone issue of YES! looks at how to make sure everyone can eat, even during tough economic times. Readers helped us think about this issue and shared how their thinking about food has changed, and how they use food to nourish relationships.
Lessons from My Mother’s Village Kitchen Lessons from My Mother’s Village Kitchen
by Madhu Suri Prakash
Schools, fresh foods, and memories from India. Madhu Suri Prakash reflects on the culinary traditions of her family.
Saying Grace Around the World Saying Grace Around the World
by Nikki McClure, Anna Stern
Artist Nikki McClure adds her touch to our collection of mealtime prayers from around the world.
Fresh from … the City Fresh from … the City
by Mark Winne
Citizens and local policymakers join up to get fresh foods to schools and neighborhoods.
8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement 8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement
by Sarah van Gelder
How to turn a lawn into lunch, swap preserves, glean, boost your food security, live the good life.
The Good Food Revolution The Good Food Revolution
by Claire Hope Cummings
The lush landscape of Hawai‘i once offered abundant food. What can these islands teach us about food and sufficiency?
Ideas for a Better Food System :: Processing Ideas for a Better Food System :: Processing
The women of Georgia Southern Alternatives Agriculture Co-op are providing jobs for young women by independently processing and selling their pecans.
New (and Old) Ideas for a Better Food System New (and Old) Ideas for a Better Food System
Solutions for improving the food system: restore seed diversity and native varieties, steward water, build resiliency, process locally and cooperatively, treat everyone fairly, get local foods to local outlets.
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