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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
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
Hunger. Pollution. Instability. Obesity. The problem with corporate food--by the numbers.
YES! But How? :: Solar Hot Water
Hybrid plug-ins. Corn-based plastic. Buying from musicians. Solar hot water.
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.
In Review :: The Road to Sustainability
by Michael Marien
Reviews of Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet, The Bridge at the Edge of the World, Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization, Plan C: Community Survival Strategies for Peak Oil and Climate Change
People We Love :: Tim DeChristopher
Utah student Tim DeChristopher tries to stop sale of land to energy companies
Signs of Life :: Brazil to Protect Rainforests
by Brooke Jarvis, Bill McKibben
The Brazilian government made its first-ever serious commitment to Amazon rainforest protection.
Signs of Life :: Stimulus for Clean Water?
by Tara Lohan
Citizen groups like Food and Water Watch are asking Congress to tackle the nation's water infrastructure crisis.
Van Jones: Beyond the Politics of Confrontation
by Sarah van Gelder, Van Jones
Meet the man who’s convincing the country, and the new President, that the next economy needs to be green and just. Interview by Sarah van Gelder.
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
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
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
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
by Sarah van Gelder
How to turn a lawn into lunch, swap preserves, glean, boost your food security, live the good life.