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Girl & Dug Farm: A Model for a More Diverse Food System

Girl & Dug Farm: A Model for a More Diverse Food System

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.

Argentina and the Problem of Feeding the Global Demand for Beef

Argentina and the Problem of Feeding the Global Demand for Beef

Confronted with effects of the climate crisis, Argentina grapples with its deep history as a global beef producer.

Consumer Supported Models for the Future of Farming

Consumer Supported Models for the Future of Farming

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.

Palestine and the West Bank Agricultural Struggle

Palestine and the West Bank Agricultural Struggle

Facing impossible conditions, local farmers in the occupied West Bank hope a return to their roots will bring Palestine closer to food sovereignty.

How Immigration and Trade Policy Have Shaped U.S. Agriculture

How Immigration and Trade Policy Have Shaped U.S. Agriculture

A history of immigration, trade and discriminatory economic policies have made U.S. farms dependent on exploitable labor mostly by Latinx immigrants.

Puerto Rico’s Struggle for Agricultural Sovereignty

Puerto Rico’s Struggle for Agricultural Sovereignty

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.

Inclusivity with Greenfield Community Farm

Inclusivity with Greenfield Community Farm

In Massachusetts, farmer Meryl LaTronica helps Greenfield Community Farm and Just Roots achieve their mission of making fresh food available to all.

High Drama and Diverse Agriculture on Mount Etna

High Drama and Diverse Agriculture on Mount Etna

In Sicily, the active volcano that is Mount Etna provides a diverse agricultural catalogue of culinary specialties.

The Flavors of Life

The Flavors of Life

To understand the flavor of our food, three farmers explain how plants affect our animals.

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