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By Admin / On October 24th, 2013

Today's staff pick, Epicurean Simplicity, comes from our Associate Editor, Courtney Lix.

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By Gary Paul Nabhan / On September 26th, 2013

We are not alone in our struggle to achieve food security in the face of climate change. We are all in this together, growing food in partnership with diverse seeds, breeds, soil microbes, pollinators and other beneficial insects. But we need to...

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By Darrin Nordahl / On July 16th, 2013

Author Darrin Nordahl's food blog Today is...Fava Beans highlights a different food everyday along with a creative way to easily add it to our everyday diet. Today's food changed the way...

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By Admin / On December 7th, 2012

This week's #forewordFriday selection is from Michael Kugelman's new book, The Global Farms Race....

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By Admin / On December 6th, 2012

Fresh off the successful launch of The Global Farms Race at...

By Michael Kugelman / On October 7th, 2012

What are land grabs, and what do they mean for the environment, local livelihoods, and food security? Listen below as co-editor Michael Kugelman discusses his book...

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By Darrin Nordahl / On September 12th, 2012

The soda wars are afizz again in two California communities. Voters in Richmond and El Monte will soon decide whether a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks is an appropriate municipal policy to help combat obesity.

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By Admin / On September 4th, 2012

Michael Kugelman, in his upcoming book, The Global Farms Race, delves into the dynamics of...

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By Michael Kugelman / On July 31st, 2012

On May 11, the UN approved new international rules to govern how land is acquired abroad.

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By Jason Leppig / On May 11th, 2012

This isn't exactly the foreword to Seeds of Sustainability, but you get the idea. Enjoy a new foreword (or introduction, preface, chapter...) every Friday. Download the pdf...

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