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Farming For The Future

WGBHForum Aug 6, 2020 This forum features three uniquely different farmers who are all equally passionate about smart and sustainable ways of growing our food. Addy Shreffler is a young but savvy farmer, who was an executive chef for several … Continue reading

Farmers Markets and Wicked Opportunities – Union of Concerned Scientists

Alfonso Morales, Ph.D., Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, UCS Science Network, UCS | August 5, 2020, 2:07 pm EDT COVID will happen again. Some public health emergency will disrupt every sector of society. It will happen again, and with the same … Continue reading

Africa’s Choice: Africa’s Green Revolution has Failed, Time to Change Course | IATP

Since the 2007-8 food crisis, when spikes in prices for global commodity crops raised the specter of food shortages, Africa has seen a surge in funding to help local food producers grow more of the region’s food. African governments raised … Continue reading

Essential and Unprotected | FRONTLINE | PBS | Official Site They’ve been keeping America fed throughout the pandemic — and they say they’ve had to choose between their health and their jobs. For the essential agriculture workers who pick and process the food we eat, many of them undocumented … Continue reading

A global food crisis may be less than a decade away | Sara Menker

TED Oct 26, 2017 Sara Menker quit a career in commodities trading to figure out how the global value chain of agriculture works. Her discoveries have led to some startling predictions: “We could have a tipping point in global food … Continue reading

Marxism in an age of catastrophe with Mike Davis & Alex Callinicos

Streamed live on Apr 11, 2020 Join a Zoom meeting in your area: The coronavirus pandemic has precipitated the biggest crisis in decades, and has intensified the pre-existing fault lines of capitalism. At the most basic level it poses … Continue reading

Bird Flu: A Virus of Our Own Hatching

UW School of Medicine and Public Health Nov 30, 2007 Michael Greger speaks at the Health Sciences Learning Center on his national tour to discuss the theory that modern agricultural practices have played an influential role in the evolution of … Continue reading

Capitalism Is The Disease: Mike Davis on the Coronavirus Crisis

Haymarket Books Please join an online teach-in with renowned activist-scholar Mike Davis, author of numerous books, including The Monster at Our Door, In Praise of Barbarians, and the forthcoming Set the Night on Fire. Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 5:00 PM … Continue reading

Organic Regenerative Farming is the Future of Agriculture | The Future of Food

Happen Films May 22, 2017 In this film, organic market gardeners Frank and Josje talk about why the supermarket system doesn’t work and how Community Supported Agriculture fits into a new story for food growing. CSA members help farmers to … Continue reading

What Is Regenerative Farming?

WholisticMatters Oct 12, 2017 Christine Mason, organic farm manager, discusses how regenerative farming is the key to sustainability and responsible farming. — Wholistic Matters is your go-to resource for information on wholistic healthcare and whole food nutrition. Join our community, … Continue reading