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Growing Food, Transforming Lives

There has been a recent return to growing food gardens. In Missoula, MT, they are taking it a step further with a program called Garden City Harvest.

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Discovering Farmers Markets Wherever You Are

August 12, 2011 Two things came together and made a splash: data and love for good food! Last year the USDA launched a new mapping feature for their National Farmers Market Directory and access to raw data for “app designers and researchers to develop even more sophisticated or fine-tuned uses of the USDA Farmers Market […]

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The Unconventional Harvest: Grassland Organic Farm

I had just finished biking 30 miles in the hot summer sun and so I decided it was appropriate to take a quick rest on the dilapidated porch and admire the lush pastures speckled with beautiful dandelions that swayed gently in the cool breeze. Excerpt 2.

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University of Oregon Food Justice Conference: What is Food Justice?

For 4 days in February of 2011, the University of Oregon’s Food Justice conference drew leaders together from the sustainability movement, farmers, scholars, educators, students, and others to examine the food system through the lens of community, equity, and sustainability concerns. In the video from this panel discussion, Keynote Roundtable: Food Justice & Farm Advocacy […]