Most community gardens don’t last more than 10 years. But the Harambee Garden—at 12 years and running—has lessons to share.
Sustainable food and farming
Hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers spent a year relentlessly protesting the Modi government’s push to corporatize Indian agriculture. Their fight offers a model for social movements worldwide.
Jason Tartt saw opportunity in the terraced hillsides of his native West Virginia, both for restoring the land and for other Black farmers.
An alcohol aficionado on how spirits like bourbon fit into our food system.
“When we started our farm-to-hospital concept, we never could have anticipated a global pandemic, but the pandemic provided proof of concept.”
After years of relying on fresh produce from a local urban farm, Baltimore’s Cherry Hill neighborhood is rallying together to save their farm from the city’s eviction notice.
The residential and employment program on a North Carolina organic farm helps formerly incarcerated women find a new path.
T-shirt entrepreneurs-turned-farmers are turning an abandoned elementary school into a community hub.
The first Native-owned and Native-led land trust is working to empower and equip young Natives to successfully farm kelp.
In 1969, experts said the cause of hunger was world overpopulation. Frances Moore Lappé showed they were wrong.
Over 70 different fruits and vegetables are grown in this urban biodiversity oasis, including specialty crops from the community’s diverse cultures.
At Freetown Farm, members of the community can learn the names of medicinal herbs and harvest vegetables, all while developing a deeper relationship to the land and local community.
Raj Patel’s new film follows one Malawian activist’s efforts to bring the immediacy of climate change to the U.S.
Research by Elinor Ostrom and her colleagues show how people cooperate to manage, and sustain, common resources.
Community fridge networks across the country are an important start—and symbol—in the work to make sure everyone has enough to eat.
3 composters who are thinking about the soil as well as better food waste systems.
While eating a plant-based diet is often presented as a White, millennial fad that accompanies gentrification, Black people have a long and rich tradition of plant-based eating.
Growing greens can be a powerful tool for change.
A Vermont nonprofit is connecting independent farms with buyers and distributors, reducing food surplus and working to eliminate food insecurity.
A grassroots project to build biomass-heated greenhouses aims to alleviate food insecurity in the communities most affected by it.
Changing ownership and wealth distribution, even at a small scale, presents a model for how to ultimately address the climate crisis.
A California farm is making sure wastewater no longer goes to waste.
Transferring wealth to Black-led groups is a particularly potent form of reparations with immediate benefits to communities of color.
Local agriculture initiatives offer a way toward food security through reconnection with the land and the true spirit of aloha.
A community in Colombia is ditching traditional capitalist models in order to build a collective future.
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