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Food and Farming
Drought Resilient Farming: A Conversation with Farmer and Agronomist Dale Strickler

Cover crop and soil expert Dale Strickler explains the keys to creating healthy, drought resilient farm soils.

Life in the City of Dirty Water Clayton Thomas-Muller

In this excerpt from his brand new book, “Life in the City of Dirty Water”, Clayton Thomas-Muller shares the power and wisdom of Indigenous climate advocacy.

Food and Farming
Blue Revolution: Regenerative Ocean Farming With Bren Smith

In this first of a two-part program, we take a deep dive into regenerative ocean farming, an extraordinarily productive and low-impact way of producing vast quantities of food for a growing population. It has the potential to re-make agriculture from the bottom up, while regenerating oceans, farmlands, farmer livelihoods, and the climate.

Food and Farming
My Vision for American Agriculture

My vision for American agriculture includes an America where the people who own the farms more closely represent the people working on them or those eating the food we farmers grow.

Restoring Ecosystems
The Politics of the Rights of Nature

The call for the Rights of Nature to be legally recognized is growing among community activists, lawyers, scientists, government leaders, Indigenous people, and everyday citizens. Craig Kauffman and Pamela Martin analyze the politics behind the creation and implementation of Rights of Nature laws and the effects on debates around sustainable development. 

Eco-nomic Innovations: Building a Sustainable Economy

From humane workplaces that build community to the movement for Solidarity Economics to the necessary Just Transition underway as we move to a clean energy economy, what we do for work and how we go about doing it has never been more important. 

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Ecological Medicine
Becoming an Ally and a Food Security Activist in the Sacred Valley of Peru

Carolina Putnam is the founder and Director of Reviveolution, based in Peru that works with an intercultural team of Indigenous wisdom-keepers, inspiring leaders, and global pioneers committed to a socially and ecologically thriving world.

Food and Farming
Managing the Soil for Carbon is Good for the Climate – Whendee Silver

Dr. Whendee Silver of UC Berkeley is researching the bio-geochemical effects of climate change and human impacts on the environment, and the potential for mitigating these effects. Whendee is currently working with the Marin Carbon Project to establish a scientific basis for carbon farming practices that, if implemented globally, could have a significant impact on mitigating climate change.

Food and Farming
Malik Yakini – Food, Race and Justice

Malik Yakini, Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, will explore how the current industrial food system that supplies most of our food creates inequities, based in part on the social construct we call “race.” He will share wise perspectives on addressing racism, thinking beyond the logic of capitalism and how we…

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