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NYC is home to a new collaborative working & learning space for sustainable food and urban agriculture ventures. In a bid to deepen and expand...

Dairy raises more ethical red flags than meat

So why do we persist in cutting meat out of diets first, rather than dairy, when faced with environmental and ethical questions? It is interesting...

How Irish cattle farmers preserve a strange, ancient landscape

I have always loved the films made by The Perennial Plate. From eating invasive species to chowing down on roadkill, they've always been willing...

Beyond organic: Carbon farming is a pathway to climate stabilization and resilient soils

Through the adoption of smart carbon farming practices, an acre of land could store anywhere from 10 to 100 tons or more of carbon,...

How drip irrigation can save the world

From water conservation to less pollution to women's empowerment, a founder of Netafim explains why drip irrigation is the future of agriculture. Naty Barak likes...

Startup to grow fresh 'super-local' food out of recycled shipping containers in Paris

Increasing urbanization, the huge carbon impact of conventionally grown produce, climate change and the resulting rise in food prices has prompted many people to...

Startup to grow fresh 'super-local' food out of recycled shipping containers in Paris

Increasing urbanization, the huge carbon impact of conventionally grown produce, climate change and the resulting rise in food prices has prompted many people to...

A commercial, drylands food forest

After the US election, my post about what to look for when buying land for permaculture suddenly picked up some traffic. If there is...

Bill Mollison, co-originator of permaculture, dies

I remember when I first heard about permaculture. Flicking through a London counterculture zine at the age of 14, I came across a short...

A chicken tractor on steroids: Using chickens to build your soil

It's a not uncommon argument in environmental circles to hear that animal husbandry is inherently inefficient. After all, when you feed animals on grains...

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