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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.
Ideas for a Better Food System ::     Soil Ideas for a Better Food System :: Soil
Researchers at the Land Institute are working to breed grains that build soil and to create crops that don't require tilling, tending or spraying.
Ideas for a Better Food System :: Water Ideas for a Better Food System :: Water
Community-controlled irrigation is making a comeback.
Ideas for a Better Food System ::     Seeds Ideas for a Better Food System :: Seeds
The people of the White Earth Indian Reservation in Minnesota are restoring endangered varieties of crops once grown by native farmers.
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.
The Local Food Revolution The Local Food Revolution
by Sarah van Gelder
Spring 2009 letter from the editor introducing the Food for Everyone issue of YES! Magazine.
Theme Guide :: Food for Everyone Theme Guide :: Food for Everyone
Imagine a food system that delivers fresh, organic food to everybody. Can't be done in a world of industrial food? We say it can, and it must, especially in these economic hard times. Here's how…
Madhu's Kitchen Secrets Madhu's Kitchen Secrets
by Madhu Suri Prakash
Madhu Suri Prakash shares secrets from her mother’s village kitchen.
Michael Pollan on Food Policy Michael Pollan on Food Policy
Listen to Michael Pollan on Food Policy on KUOW's Weekday. 54 minutes
The Greenhorns :: Film Trailer The Greenhorns :: Film Trailer
America's young farmers show promising signs of an agricultural revival.
White House Food Gardens White House Food Gardens
This video is part of Kitchen Gardeners International's Eat the View! campaign to convert part of the White House lawn into an edible landscape.
10 Reasons to be Hopeful about 2009, and 3 Reasons to be Terrified 10 Reasons to be Hopeful about 2009, and 3 Reasons to be Terrified
by Sarah van Gelder
Sarah van Gelder looks forward to the new year. And she says there are plenty of reasons you can too.
Curriculum and Resources: Rescue the Planet Curriculum and Resources: Rescue the Planet
by Stephanie McMillan
A comic strip by Stephanie McMillan with additional curriculum materials on analyzing comics and cartoons.
The Globally Responsible Way to Recycle Your Electronics The Globally Responsible Way to Recycle Your Electronics
by Jon Sayer
A non-profit in northwest Washington state takes people's unwanted computers and either sells them to people who can't afford a typical computer or recycles them in a safe, sustainable way.
TransFARM the White House Lawn TransFARM the White House Lawn
by Amanda Fuller, Justin Mog
Two Peace Corps volunteers decided to write a letter to Obama and suggest that he establish an organic "Hope Garden" at the White House, and of course hire them to manage it.
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