On most days, Sandra de Leon prunes grapevines in Northern California’s wealthiest vineyards. But today she is dressed head to toe in a yellow fire-resistant suit, helmet, safety goggles, and
Sustainable food and farming
As humankind grapples with climate change, communities around the world show what’s possible by planning hundreds of years ahead.
And makes healthier food than even organic farming.
Rewilding landscapes on and around farms can create refugia to protect plants and pollinators in the face of a warming, drying climate.
There is a whole world of gorgeous foraged fungi varieties beyond what’s common in U.S. grocery stores.
Tribes are using grassroots actions and intense lobbying to restore their river and their culture.
After the disruption of colonization, numerous tribal efforts aim to reinvigorate traditional foods and the health benefits they provide.
Without the need for dedicated land or water, honeybees offer a more stable climate future.
Despite its colonial origins, breadfruit is now the subject of international research to evaluate its potential as a staple crop in a warming world.
Indigenous, Black, and queer farmers are buying land with the aim to restore and nourish nature along with their cultures and communities.
Seemingly miraculous varieties that can withstand drought, flood, and saltwater intrusion are the result of centuries of selective breeding by ancient farmers.
Their success is changing the perception of Aboriginal communities from “fish thieves” to leaders in regional development.
Climate-conscious farmers are a powerful force for growing community and a more resilient future.
Native farmers want newcomers to know there’s nothing novel about caring for the land that grows our food.
Dennis Hutson wants to recreate a Black farming paradise in California. First he has to adapt to the climate crisis.
The endorsement and buy-in of critical stakeholders, like fishers, can make or break a conservation project. So fishers were invited to the table as the project took shape.
Black and other farmers of color are seeing a restoration of land that was stolen or cheated from them as a key step to strengthening their economic power.
Late summer and fall offer a bounty of berries bursting with flavor—and healing potential.
Terracing has been used for centuries to help prevent fire, moderate temperatures, and make farming possible even when water is scarce.
The modern food system has a huge carbon footprint. These Indian cafés want to change that.
Indigenous communities and partners are combining ancient knowledge with modern technology to revitalize food systems and self-determined economies in the face of ever-increasing climate pressures.
In our modern world, conifers and evergreens are used for a spectrum of staples ranging from homesteads to holiday decor, though we rarely stop to recognize the Tree People who provide us these essentials.
Tribal nations are finding sustainable ways to generate jobs and food security.
Women often suffer the most from environmental degradation. A nonprofit in Colombia is trying to make their needs central to conservation.
Regenerative grazing is booming along the Mid-Atlantic, potentially helping to mitigate cows’ climate impact.
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