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Connect and Engage: Food and Water
posted Jun 30, 2008
- Give your students more hands-on activities with these captivating lesson plans about life’s most basic means of survival: food and water.
Reclaiming Corn and Culture
by Wendy Callposted May 22, 2008
- NAFTA was sold as a win-win. After 14 years of losing, Mexican farmers are making their own trade rules—fair ones.
Peace Corps in Paraguay :: Photo Essay
by Justin Mog, Amanda Fullerposted May 09, 2008
- Peace Corps volunteers Justin Mog and Amanda Fuller were dispatched to an impoverished community in rural Paraguay, where they launched a seed bank, which loans tree, vegetable, and alternative crop seeds.
The Solution on our Dinner Plates
by Guy Daunceyposted Jan 29, 2008
- Farm industries create 18% of global greenhouse gases, the solution to lowering that lies in eating vegetarian, eating local, and more.
People Taking Charge :5: Sharing Food, Breaking the Law
posted Nov 07, 2007
- Orlando's Food Not Bombs Feed the Hungry in Downtown Parks, using direct action to create a grassroots alternative to the capitalist economy.
Food to Stay
by Gary Nabhanposted Nov 30, 2006
- Many communities in the U.S. ship food out--and ship the same food back in. What's the value of keeping it at home?
#5 :: Organic Farming Cooperatives
posted Nov 17, 2006
Food Revolution: Americans Lose their Appetite for Anonymous Food
by Brian Halweilposted Feb 19, 2006
- Why are farmers’ markets, community supported agriculture, direct farm-to-household marketing, organics, and humanely raised meats all on the increase?
Organic Produce Goes to School
by Rebecca Clarrenposted Oct 04, 2005
- Farmers are struggling to stay on the land. Meanwhile, obesity is epidemic among U.S. children. A movement is creating a solution to both problems by linking schools to sources of local organic produce. The kids don’t seem to miss the deep fryers.
West Oakland Gets Fresh
by Jodi Helmer, Carolyn McConnellposted Sep 08, 2005
- Teenagers bring fresh produce to vacant lots of West Oakland neighborhoods.
Questions for students: Seeds of Justice, Seeds of Hope
by YES! for Youth Education Programposted Aug 23, 2004
Cheese, Bread, and Thou
by The Cheese Board Collectiveposted Jul 16, 2004
- A small cheese shop in Berkeley has become a community hub and a thriving model of worker ownership.
From the Earth, Up
by Anthony Flaccaventoposted Sep 30, 2002
- Appalachian Sustainable Development, ASD, sustainable forestry and wood products program, sustainable farms.
Pieces of the Puzzle
by Jill Bamburgposted Sep 30, 2002
- The story of Burlington Vermont, Will Raap, Gardener's Supply company, Intervale foundation, Burlington Legacy Project, Bernie Saunders, and how Burlington became one of America's most sustainable communities.
Innayan* Just Don't Do It!
by Victoria Tauli-Corpuzposted Sep 30, 2001
- The culture and technologies of the Kankanaey-Igorot people include an agricultural system and community life that has sustained for many generations.