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FEATURE | Apr 23, 2014
Food & Water
Thoughts on Land Reform Summits in San Francisco
by Raj Patel, Raj Patel blog
It’s hard to conceive a more un-American activity than thinking about an alternative to private property.
The New Farmer’s Almanac
by Stuart Jeanne Bramhall, Dissident Voice
Like the Old Farmer’s Almanac, the New Farmer’s Almanac offers long range weather forecasts, full moon dates, sunrise and sunset times, best …
Apr 23, 2014
Think You Know What a Farmer Looks Like? Think Again.
by Sena Christian, Yes! Magazine
When Lindsey Morris Carpenter was a college student studying art in Philadelphia, she never expected that...she would spend most of her days fixing up …
Apr 22, 2014
Top 5 Earth Day Strategies for Agriculture
by Jason Bradford, Farmland LP
If Earth Day offers a moment to reflect on how we’re treating the planet, then it’s critical to use this moment to rethink our approach to …
Apr 22, 2014
My life as an urban egg smuggler
by Melissa Mahony, Onearth.org
Keeping hens is legal in most places in the city—sorry roosters, you’re just too noisy—and in recent years, more and more coops have been …
Apr 21, 2014
Asparagus – draining Peru dry
by Rachel Dring, Sustainable Food Trust
The reality for anyone trying to eat sustainably is that locally grown organic produce is scarce.
Apr 17, 2014
Greening Philly’s vacant lots
by Julianne Mesaric, Sustainable Food Trust
Community access to vacant land has the potential to reduce crime rates in the US.
Apr 16, 2014
by Courtney White, Carbon Pilgrim
What does “local” mean when you live on a remote farm or ranch?
Apr 15, 2014
Local Food is Not a Local Food System
by Vicki Robin, Vicki Robin blog
Many people are now familiar with the phrase “farm-to-fork” but most of us haven’t a clue about all the steps in between.
Apr 14, 2014
The Final Word on Food Banks?
by Tessa Tricks, Sustainable Food Trust
Every week, in Britain and across the world, new food banks are opening their doors.
Apr 11, 2014
Joy Carey explains Bristol's progressive food culture
by Joy Carey, Bristol Food Connections
Bristol is the first UK city to have its own Food Policy Council. Joy Carey gives us some background on Bristol’s progressive food culture and the …
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