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Visual Learning: We Are the 99%
posted Nov 23, 2011
- With this YES! lesson plan, try to truly understand an image, its message, and why it's interesting (or not). In this case, it's all about animals as food.
Can We Restore the Prairie—And Still Support Ourselves?
by Wes Jacksonposted Nov 22, 2011
- Since ripping open the prairie for modern monocultures, we're losing soil and fertility. Agricultural pioneer Wes Jackson says there's another way.
Farming With the Wild
by Dan Imhoffposted Nov 05, 2011
- Photo Essay: How agriculture and wildlands can both flourish—together.
Women Farmers Feed the World
by Christa Hillstromposted Oct 22, 2011
- Grassroots food activist Fatou Batta on why the question of agricultural sustainability is also a question of equality.
Reflections on Transforming the Food System
posted Oct 06, 2011
- YES! readers respond to Madhu Suri Prakash and Wendell Berry.
Curriculum & Resources: The Innocence Project and Prison Food
posted Sep 22, 2011
- 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.
Young Farmers: A Growing Movement
by Fran Kortenposted Sep 20, 2011
- In spite of the daily discouraging environmental, political, and economic news, coaxing living things to grow somehow seems to make folks optimistic.
7 Ways to Cook Up a Sustainable Diet
by Vicki Robinposted Sep 08, 2011
- Get ready for No Impact Week: Helpful tips for planet-friendly eating.
From Farm to Corner Store
by Lily Hicksposted Aug 28, 2011
- Getting healthy food on the shelves of convenience stores could be the first step toward replenishing food deserts.
The Down and Dirty Movement to Reinvent Farming
posted Aug 13, 2011
- The Greenhorns documentary follows young farmers who are digging their way to an agricultural revolution.
American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of its Food
by Laura Kaliebeposted Jul 14, 2011
- Book review: Jonathan Bloom’s “American Wasteland” and the ethical side of food disposal.
An Appeal to U2: Who is More Rooted?
by Robin Broad, John Cavanaghposted Jul 04, 2011
- Anti-poverty crusaders like Bono call critical attention to what's wrong with the world. But what if we also showed who's doing it right?
Slower Living for a Rooted Future
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broadposted Jun 20, 2011
- Vermont is leading the way toward agricultural and economic change. What we can learn from the "Slow Living Summit" about building sustainable economies everywhere.
Planting Seeds of Hope: How Sustainable Activism Transformed Detroit
by Grace Lee Boggs, Scott Kurashigeposted Jun 16, 2011
- After the death throes of urban decay, what the Motor City can teach us about vision, community, and the power of movements.
Farming Careers for Young Veterans
by Robert Mellingerposted Jun 15, 2011
- Soldiers returning to a bleak job market grow a new set of skills.