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By Kevin D. Walker / On June 26th, 2019

Today's relationship to food banishes nature and the environment to the periphery of how we live, instead of at the center.

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By Kyler Geoffroy / On May 21st, 2019

In the latest episode in our series of Urban Resilience Project (URP) podcasts in partnership with Infinite Earth Radio, host Mike Hancox speaks with Kevin Walker about The Grand Food Bargain, his new book...

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By Christina Badaracco / On May 20th, 2019

Debates over the next Farm Bill are sure to be as contentious as the last. But policymakers across the political spectrum can agree that our tax dollars should support better health and nutrition for SNAP recipients.

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By ThienVinh Nguyen / On May 15th, 2019

If you're interested in urban foraging, this post will help you get started.

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By Jen Hawse / On May 9th, 2019

Two full lifetimes ago consuming more calories was always welcome, taste was secondary, and having enough food defined everyday life. Nowadays, the opposite holds true: our society is awash in calories and individuals expect their food to satisfy...

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By Jada Mosley / On April 26th, 2019

Threats to pollinators abound, but so too do the everyday conservation efforts being taken to protect them. 

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By Chidinma Onuoha / On April 19th, 2019

Kevin Walker offers an insightful perspective on the consequences of America’s modern food system.

By Jada Mosley / On March 25th, 2019

In this conversation, Kevin D. Walker answers the question: What is the grand food bargain? 

By Jada Mosley / On March 1st, 2019

In this week's #ForewordFriday, hear the story of the straight-shooting “green economy cowboy” Bob Quinn in his own words. 

By Jason Leppig / On February 25th, 2019

Kirkus Reviews called it "A compelling agricultural story skillfully told; environmentalists will eat it up." In Grain by Grain: A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Food...

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