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Building a Sustainable Food System, One Campus at a Time

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25 mentions3 weeks ago
Since 2009, the powerhouse University of California system, whose 10 campuses contribute over $46 billion to the state’s economy, has included sustainable foodservice guidelines to its expansive Policy on Sustainable ...

Jenga Mwendo Strengthens Community Through Gardening in New Orleans

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13 mentions4 weeks ago
Two years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Jenga Mwendo saw potential for rebirth in an overgrown lot in the Lower Ninth Ward, where she’d grown up. Calling on residents’ ...

Talking Rural Farms and Art with Iowa's Poet Laureate, Mary Swander

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10 mentions4 weeks ago
Mary Swander is the Poet Laureate of Iowa. She is the author of numerous books, poetry and plays. The plays, based on hours of conversations with Iowans, draw on an ...

The Dairy Industry Takes on Alternative Milks

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8 mentions1 month ago
Not long after the egg industry tried to put an end to Hampton Creek’s use of the word “mayo,” a new battle is being waged over a term that increasingly ...

Growing Agrihoods: The Next Frontier in Urban Revitalization

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49 mentions1 month ago
The way a city uses and reuses space has a powerful impact on its identity and economy. While some cities are experiencing a development boom and others a building slump,

Down the Rabbit Hole

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4 mentions19 hours ago
Photographs by Aliza Eliazarov Clean, quiet, and easy to raise, these little critters might be the next big thing in sustainable meat. All ears? We've got the low-down on hare ...

By 2030 Megacities May Devour More Than 86 Million Acres of Prime Farmland

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15 mentions2 months ago
A recent study by a group of scientists from around the world finds that by 2030, sprawling mega-cities will squeeze out productive farmland, especially in Asia and Africa, putting a ...

Want A 13-Acre Organic Farm? All You Have To Do Is Write An Essay

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13 mentions1 month ago
It is, we assume, the dream of many readers (and writers and artists and gardeners and...well...just about everyone who's reading this site probably) to someday own a little organic farm ...

D.C.’s Urban Farms Wrestle with Gentrification and Displacement

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24 mentions6 days ago
If you’ve lived or worked in Washington D.C. over the last decade, the scale and pace of gentrification there has been impossible to miss. Over the last decade, the city ...

Food Policy in the Balance

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22 mentions1 month ago
If the past two weeks are any indication, federal policies that have been the status quo for years are now vulnerable to a stroke of the new administration’s pen. And ...

A Montreal Meals-on-Wheels Program is Closing the Food Waste Loop

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14 mentions4 hours ago
The rooftop garden at Santropol Roulant in Montreal looks like any other at first glance, with 40 self-watering containers and a small greenhouse lining the 1,500-square-foot rooftop. Managing a well-running ...

Can Organic Food Prevent a Public Health Crisis?

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36 mentions5 days ago
Is organic food better for us? A growing number of scientific studies suggest that it is. And now, the latest evidence to support this claim is a new report from ...