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Food and Agriculture

As the actual environmental and economic costs of the industrial agricultural system become more evident, we are seeing many new campaigns to regain control over what we eat—food safety initiatives, local food movements, fights against genetically modified food and destructive trade policies, and the Slow Food movement.

Corporate Trawlers Try to Enclose Pacific Fish
July 7, 2009

Corporate Trawlers Try to Enclose Pacific Fish

Can the privatization of West Coast fisheries be stopped?
Good Food, Good Communities
December 4, 2008

Good Food, Good Communities

How to make U.S. farm policy healthier for everyone.
October 7, 2008

Ernest J.P. Muhly

What's a WWOOF Worth?
September 11, 2008

What's a WWOOF Worth?

Commons lessons learned by two Iowa farm girls working their way across Europe in the World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) program.
August 14, 2008

Commons for a Small Planet

Frances Moore Lappé on why today’s food shortages are not caused by a shortage of food
August 1, 2008

Sam Bollier

Local Food Gets Trendy
July 23, 2008

Local Food Gets Trendy

The re-localization of agriculture gains new momentum.
July 14, 2008

Juan Carlos Zaldivar

July 6, 2008

Josh Kun