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Cultivate, educate, and serve the community; these are the main goals of urban agriculture. Whether you have a green roof, are just growing in a small space, or are part of a co-op, urban food...

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Food independence has grown more popular in the past few years as climate change and marginal land use have become more of a political and social issue. We are running out of land, topsoil, and...

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Instability in the global food system is becoming more prevalent as we expand onto marginal lands in an effort to feed the Earth’s people. The problems facing agriculture and water resources are very serious; we’re currently...

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With population growth and natural resource use on the rise, one of the most pressing issues affecting us today is disparity in our global food system. Globalization and industrialization have nurtured our desire for instant...

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Food policy is dynamic and complex. It deals with how food is produced, processed, distributed, and purchased. According to a publication from Duke entitled “What is Food Policy“, food policy makers regulate food-related industries, establish...

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In my previous article, I mentioned the importance of food sovereignty and knowing your impact on the food industry. Consumers have a choice to make when it comes to food, but what’s healthy and what’s...

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In a world beset by economic and social upheaval, it is easy to become overwhelmed and discouraged by your own sense of insignificance. Though the current state of global affairs might leave you doubting your...

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