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Pantry on Wheels Enables Indiana Food Bank to Increase Access for Food Insecure

On a hot summer afternoon near Indianapolis, people start lining up early when the Gleaners Mobile Pantry truck pulls into a community partner parking lot.

Changing the Culture and Changing Ourselves

Our real task is to change the culture and the only way to do that is to change ourselves.

Israel’s Mediterranean Desalination Plants Shift Regional Water Balance

A national mission in the last decade to develop the fleet, plus many more years of investment in wastewater recycling facilities, have turned Israel into …

Grass from the Past

I found this profile featuring myself and SFT Board member Peter Segger when cleaning out my garage last week. It appeared in the Guardian on 1st December, …

Pedal-power and Precision Revolutionize Food Rescue in Boulder

When 1 in 7 people are going hungry in a country that throws out half the food it produces, there isn’t a supply problem; there’s a distribution …

In Conversation: Food After Fossil Fuels

While its slice of the overall energy pie may seem relatively low, the modern American food system is figuratively awash in fossil fuels.

Of Wessex and Londinium: a Tale of Two City-States

From the furies of Brexit, let me turn to a saner and more achievable political project: restructuring Britain into a neo-peasant society.

The Doldrums of Summer

There is a moment that comes every year, usually about this time, when the heat and humidity kills all ambition on the farm.

Are you anti-science if you don't like GMOs?

If you oppose something produced as a result of scientific research, does that make you anti-science? GMO critics are often accused of this, but the accusation is really a smokescreen.

Can Industrial Hemp Save Kentucky’s Small Farms?

At the birth of any industry, uncertainty abounds. So does opportunity, say Kentuckians like Joe Schroeder of Freedom Seed and Feed, who is among those …

How Much Should Food Cost?

Nothing illustrates the weirdness, injustice, and unpleasantness of the present economy more clearly than the misdirected attempts of government to reduce …
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