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Lessons from a California Drought

It has been much debated whether climate change has been at work across California – and the western United States more generally.

You Are What You Eat - And What It Eats Too

We may be getting closer to integrating the science of agroecology and the science of nutrition, toward a holistic approach that would follow nutrients from …

The State of our Soil

Without fertile soil, we risk failing to ensure that everyone has the right to adequate food.

Homeless Garden Project: Cultivating Community Through Urban Farming

The Homeless Garden Project in Santa Cruz, California is one of the many community garden projects in the area, yet is unique in its mission and its …

Turning Waste into Wine: A Pilgrimage to the Composted Land

It seems pretty obvious that recycling, reusing, and repurposing materials we no longer need makes a lot more sense than burning or burying them, not just …

A Year Without the Colorado River, as Seen by Economists

Imagine if each tap that delivered water from the Colorado River – whether to a farm, a factory, or a home – suddenly went dry for a year. What …

SOS: Save our Seeds

Have you ever saved seeds, joined a local seed swap or contributed to a seed library?

P6: Enacting Cooperative Values

Principle Six (P6) provides a pathway for everyday people to use our cooperatively owned community institutions to move money into the hands of small, …

Agribusiness and Food Corporations Are not People

Five years ago today, the Supreme Court dealt a devastating setback to those working to reform our food and farm system.

A tale of two gardening methods

Now that I have worked with two different gardening methods, I look at each through the lens of soil fertility and how that affects what I grow.

Composting Coop Taps into the Unbroken Spirit of Rust Belt Cities

Today Cleveland boasts over 200 community gardens. I am proud to say I get to work with a handful of them in a unique way.
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