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New Research Says Plant-based Diet Best for Planet and People

As cities grow and incomes rise around the world, more and more people are leaving gardens and traditional diets behind and eating refined sugars, refined fats, oils and resource- and land-intense …

Women of the Mexican food movement

In Mexican households, the role of women has traditionally involved caring for the children, controlling the family budget and preparing the food. Nowadays, …

Open Sauce / Source for the Food Revolution

In opposition to corporate control and intellectual property, we need systems and processes which emphasize sharing and collaboration for food systems work.

Additions to a Food Forest

Red mulberry trees are one of my favorite trees. They make fantastic additions to any permaculture garden or farm.

Dust Storms Again in the High Plains

A cold Arctic air mass swept southward across the high plains last Tuesday, its 50 mph winds dropping temperatures by 50 degrees overnight. Blowing over …

Review: The Art of Fermentation

“Between fresh and rotten,” says Sandor Ellix Katz, “there is a creative space in which some of the most compelling of flavours arise.”

A Watershed Moment for Los Angeles

The timing might seem odd, even self-destructive. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued an executive order calling for his southern California city to …

Local Economies on the Table

The EU is seeking a massive expansion of local governments compelled to open their procurement contracts to bids from EU firms, perhaps even the …

Back-To-The-Future Agriculture: 'Farming Like the Earth Matters'

It is easy to forget that once upon a time all agriculture was organic, grassfed, and regenerative.

MoGro: Innovations in Health and Well-being for New Mexico’s Food Deserts

The challenge of local and healthy food access is a complex puzzle being addressed across the country, from pre-boxed home delivery companies like Good …

Land, Co-ops, Compost: A Local Food Economy Emerges in Boston's Poorest Neighborhoods

From a community land trust that preserves land for growing, to kitchens and retailers who buy and sell locally grown food, to a new waste management co-op …
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