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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.

April 3, 2008

Howard Silverman

The Kitchen As a Commons
March 30, 2008

The Kitchen As a Commons

Globalization introduces us to great new foods from around the world at the same time it threatens culinary biodiversity
February 21, 2008

Melissa Scanlan

February 21, 2008

Mark Ritchie

February 21, 2008

Carolyn Raffensperger

February 21, 2008

Fred Kirschenmann

February 18, 2008

Vandana Shiva

August 5, 2007

A Commons You Can Eat: Towards a Green Food System

An emerging global moment gathers to bring everyone healthy food and a better environment. Call it food sovereignty or just a good idea.
July 29, 2007

Fasten Your Seatbelt for the Next Green Revolution

As industrial agriculture is prescribed to solve Africa's hunger and underdevelopment, an alternative vision is offered that could be truly called a green revolution.
July 23, 2007

No to Instant Death; Yes to Cancer and Poisoning!

Warnings about tainted products imported from China should raise concern warnings about safety of food produced in the U.S.