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Thoughts on Land Reform Summits in San Francisco

It’s hard to conceive a more un-American activity than thinking about an alternative to private property.

The New Farmer’s Almanac

Like the Old Farmer’s Almanac, the New Farmer’s Almanac offers long range weather forecasts, full moon dates, sunrise and sunset times, best …

Think You Know What a Farmer Looks Like? Think Again.

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 …

Top 5 Earth Day Strategies for Agriculture

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 …

My life as an urban egg smuggler

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 …

Asparagus – draining Peru dry

The reality for anyone trying to eat sustainably is that locally grown organic produce is scarce.

Greening Philly’s vacant lots

Community access to vacant land has the potential to reduce crime rates in the US.

Redefining Local

What does “local” mean when you live on a remote farm or ranch?

Local Food is Not a Local Food System

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.

The Final Word on Food Banks?

Every week, in Britain and across the world, new food banks are opening their doors.

Joy Carey explains Bristol's progressive food culture

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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