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It’s the End of Recycling as We Know It

There's evidence that the recycling industry can emerge from the COVID-19 crisis as a stronger and more resilient force than ever before.

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Forest Garden With 500 Edible Plants Takes a Few Hours of Work a Month

Working with nature instead of against it, forest gardens promise abundance, as well as the kind of resilience a changing climate demands.

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The Farm Box Boom: How Stay-in-Place Is Boosting Local Food

Amidst the pandemic, CSAs and direct-from-farm food is more accessible—and attractive—than ever.

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For the Yurok in Northern California, restoring native food is key to survival, new film argues

A new documentary film explores what food sovereignty means to Native American communities after generations of being forced to give up their language, culture and food traditions.

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Food Is Growing More Plentiful, So Why Do People Keep Warning Of Shortages?

For more than a century, food has been getting more abundant, and cheaper. Yet people keep worrying about food shortages. Some economists say the fears actually create their own problems.

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Farms for the Future: 20 Organizations Protecting Farmland

In the United States, over 2,000 acres of agricultural land are sold every day for housing or commercial development, according to the American Farmland Trust. This has especially affected Black farmers who, since 1920, have seen nearly a 90 percent decline in land ownership, according to the U.S. Census.

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Small Farm, Big Tale: Sustainable Farming in the Bay Area

Green Valley Mill + Farm in Sebastopol, CA

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In Mexico City, the Coronavirus Is Bringing Back Aztec-Era ‘Floating Gardens’

Business is booming for farmers who plant on man-made islands.

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Sustainable Seafood Could Feed A Billion People A Day, Says Oceana

While overfishing has caused a decline in 34.2% of the world’s fish stocks, potentially leading to the depletion of a quarter of all fish by the end of the century, sustainable fisheries, on the other hand, are beneficial for fish populations, the environment and people.

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The Sickness in Our Food Supply

“Only when the tide goes out,” Warren Buffett observed, “do you discover who’s been swimming naked.” For our society, the Covid-19 pandemic represents an ebb tide of historic proportions, one that is laying bare vulnerabilities and inequities that in normal times have gone undiscovered. Nowhere is this more evident than in the American food system. A series of shocks has exposed weak links in our food chain that threaten to leave grocery shelves as patchy and unpredictable as those in the…

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Farm pioneers mixture of ‘rewilding’ and sustainable agriculture

Beavers have been introduced into an enclosure on a Norfolk farm as part of a ‘three-pronged’ approach to managing land.

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With rising population and declining arable land, China may be staring at a major food crisis

Since 1949, China lost one fifth of its arable land to urbanisation and industrialisation and currently only about 10 to 15 per cent of the land is left good for agriculture (compared to 50 percent in India).

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Greenhouses powered by renewables could change the way food is grown

Sustainable Energy looks into the relationship between renewable energy and greenhouse facilities in the Netherlands.

Wildfires show it’s time to change the narrative around the ‘resilient’ farmer - SFChronicle.com Irrigation Pumps, I Have A Plan, It's Time To Change, Vegetable Farming, Marin County, Our Town, Food Out, Organic Farming, Vulnerability

Workers breathing smoke to harvest crops isn't 'resilience' - it's a broken system, farmer says

Wildfire forced Scott Chang-Fleeman to evacuate his vegetable farm in West Marin. As he weighed whether to keep harvesting, he saw that the concept of the ‘resilient’ farmer has forced people to conflate sacrifice with success — and he says it’s time for that to change.

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Worried About Future Pandemics? Sustainable Living Will Mitigate the Risk, Says Expert Lily Cole

Sustainability expert Lily Cole explains how the COVID-19 pandemic and sustainability are linked and shares why we need to increase sustainable efforts long-term.