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Trade Winds of Change: Charting a New Course

Corporate interest-driven trade agreements, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) are undermining the very principles of …

Eye of the Stockwoman

On the voyage from corporate life at Williams-Sonoma to the running of a 210 acre ranch with over 100 animals, Kelli has developed a different kind of eye …

A Conversation with RSF Social Finance CEO Don Shaffer

"People get buried in a blizzard of financial terms that obfuscates—makes opaque—what is going on, furthers the paradigm of, …

Born of Triumph and Tragedy, Social Justice Org Fosters Health Equity and Well-being of Communities of Color

Though D’Artagnan Scorza grew up economically disadvantaged amidst a food desert in South Los Angeles, his family created an oasis of fresh fruits and …

A European Vision for Sustainability

The referendum vote in favour of Britain leaving the EU is causing uncertainty in many areas, not least in the future direction of agricultural policy.

These East African Countries Show How Teamwork and Technology can Thwart Illegal Fishing

Composed of the six countries that drove out the Premier, along with Madagascar and Somalia, FISH-i Africa seeks to form a united front against illegal …

Review: "The Local Food Revolution: How Humanity Will Feed Itself In Uncertain Times"

Author Michael Brownlee is inciting a local food revolution, and this revolution is far more expansive, far more radical, and far more life-altering than …

LA Green Grounds Digs in to Build Urban Farms and Strengthen Community

Making vegetables a visible part of the community is what has guided LA Green Grounds ever since its founding in 2010.

Crowdsourcing the Food Commons Transition: De-commodifying Food one Movement at a Time

Today, the purchasing power of any given person determines how much and which type of food he can get access to – or physically produce it by own …

We Need Young Farmers, and Colleges Can Help

On Earth Day 2012, a group of University of California, Berkeley, students, former students, and other community members marched to the padlocked gates of …

Community Connection Helps Small Organic Farm in Florida Overcome Challenges and Thrive

For other growers looking to expand into community farming, Leonard recommends harnessing community connections in all ways possible.
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