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Urban Farming and Food Access Org Grows Hope and Food in Ypsilanti, Michigan

From its 1.4-acre site, the 501(c)3 organization Growing Hope operates hoop houses, a number of farmers’ markets, organizes more than 700 volunteers annually, works with state-run …

Monsanto, temptation and some 'adolescent' farmers

Monsanto has done the equivalent of giving a teenage boy the keys to the family car and then telling him that he can't drive it. We know what comes next.

How Smarter Irrigation Might Save Rare Mussels and Ease a Water War

It’s clear that restoring healthy flows to the Flint River and its tributaries will not be easy. The people of Georgia and the lower Flint must decide …

Alleycat Acres Puts New Twist on Community Gardens in Seattle

Alleycat Acres has survived the immense challenge of losing farms to development and recommitted to their mission to reconnect people, place and produce.

Rural Sociology

For mutual interests to come to the fore, each city and each rural area surrounding a city needs to become intertwined and re-entangled.

Declaration of La Via Campesina Delegation to the 2016 World Social Forum

"We not only believe that another world is necessary, the members of La Vía Campesina are already building a better world."

Watching the Watchers

The exercise is based on the notion that we could, if collectively we so chose, organise ourselves into more localised and labour-intensive polities and economies, and that if we did so we might …

Only Five Years in, Vermont Farm to Plate Strategic Plan Bears Fruit

The innovative and comprehensive Vermont Farm to Plate food system strategic plan unveiled five years ago has borne fruit.

What I Learned from my First Garden

This year, I started my first garden—a micro garden really.

Building Communities through Gardening

In a city of concrete that seems to extend forever, where every vacant lot looks destined for development, a patch of green is a welcome sight.

Conservation Prevents Colorado River Shortage Declaration

A resolute effort in Arizona, California, and Nevada to reduce Colorado River water use is slowing the decline of Lake Mead and delaying mandatory …
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