Envisioning a sustainable future for agriculture in Puerto Rico, Daniella Rodríguez Besosa uses lessons learnt in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria to embrace regenerative principles.
Local Village Foods provides a case for sustainable food business as a means of driving economic activity across expansive lands in collaboration with the peoples who occupy them.
Across the Americas, farmers, cooks and citizens work to save the continent’s most important crop.
The restoration of Acoma blue corn to its community of origin represents a hopeful example of how seed rematriation can improve Indigenous foodways.
Through its commitment to biodiverse farming practices and consumer education, Girl & Dug Farm offers a hopeful example for a healthy, flavorful and culturally diverse food system.
Confronted with effects of the climate crisis, Argentina grapples with its deep history as a global beef producer.
Unique community-supported agriculture programs provide critical revenue for small farmers in the midst of the pandemic and climate-related crises, while also giving consumers the opportunity to actively engage with their local food system.
Facing impossible conditions, local farmers in the occupied West Bank hope a return to their roots will bring Palestine closer to food sovereignty.
A history of immigration, trade and discriminatory economic policies have made U.S. farms dependent on exploitable labor mostly by Latinx immigrants.
Despite decades of policies discouraging Puerto Ricans from farming their lands, local farmers and activists lead the move to reclaim local agriculture in the face of crisis.
In Massachusetts, farmer Meryl LaTronica helps Greenfield Community Farm and Just Roots achieve their mission of making fresh food available to all.
In Sicily, the active volcano that is Mount Etna provides a diverse agricultural catalogue of culinary specialties.