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Conflicts in the food, energy, land and water nexus

Shortage of one resource (land) can partly be compen­sated with another (water), but what happens if all of them are scarce? We see today that the market does not distribute scarce re­sources to those who are poor: if resources become scarcer the poor will be further …

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.

SOS: Save our Seeds

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

What is Food Security?

Food Security means that all people at all times have physical & economic access to adequate amounts of nutritious, safe, and culturally appropriate foods, which are produced in an environmentally sustainable and socially just manner, and that people are able to make informed decisions about …

Helping Young Farmers Farm

Young people across the country are striving to enter careers in farming. But the challenges they face are immense.

Land Concentration, Land Grabbing and People’s Struggles in Europe

This report, involving 25 authors from 11 countries, reveals the hidden scandal of how a few big private business entities have gained control of ever-greater areas of European land.

Why We Farm

The giddy delight in admiring our equipment shed, the morning sun throwing a splash of color through the Victorian stained glass window in the tack room...The barn at 3 in the morning as Daisy calves....And still we get the question?

Duluth City Council Unanimously Passes Seed Sharing Resolution

Seed activists can put a mark in the win column. Recently, the city council in Duluth, Minnesota passed a resolution supporting seed saving and sharing in the city (see video below of the council meeting).

The True Cost of Food

For the past 12 months I’ve been taking a serious look at the reality of our modern food system and the impacts it has on our environment, our health and our communities. It was a sobering experience.

Brighton Food Waste Collective

What I love most about this project is the way it delivers multiple benefits at once....bringing people together to solve communal problems in the most positive way, while also learning to view food as something to be celebrated, appreciated and shared.

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