In a recent Guardian post, there’s an effort underway in the state of Nebraska to enable farmers the right to repair electronic products that requires access to proprietary software.
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In this John Hopkins Center For a Livable Future talk, Wendell Berry speaks of natural human limits and the need to respect them.
Mark Keating worked for the USDA National Organic Program between 1999 and 2002 and helped draft the first national organic standards for crop and livestock production. Throughout his long and distinguished career, Mark possessed a first-hand knowledge of how the USDA organic program was developed and the many challenges that it faced over the ensuing […]
Research scientist and public domain plant breeder, Alan Kapuler, takes us on a tour of his greenhouse, he refers to as Kinship Garden.
Husband and wife filmmakers, Matt Wechsler and Annie Speicher are working on a new documentary that critically examines our food system.
It’s a tale of opposing interests. A farmer in order to preserve his cash crop, and his future livelihood, is using up the available supply of local groundwater causing a neighbor homeowner’s well to run dry. This short video from the folks at KQED.
In this video, molecular biologist and organic public domain plant breeder, Alan Kapuler shares his personal views on GMOs.
This post delves deeper into how one false impression in particular is fueling the sense of loss behind organic’s mid-life crisis. Specifically, we’ll examine how the exclusion of synthetic materials, which some within the organic community would elevate to a cardinal principle, actually threatens to drive farmers out of certification, if not out of business entirely.
Kevin Chambers of Resonance Vineyards is committed to his wine grapes and continuing to learn from nature and how to grow them better.
Beautiful Corn is a ‘how-to’ from planting to eating. I provide a practicum of corn growing from seed selection through seed production, based on my experience as a farmer and gardener.