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By Meghan Bartels / On September 24th, 2014

Handwritten signs urge passersby to pick what’s ripe in Kamloops, British Columbia. (Photo courtesy of Elaine Sedgman).

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By Meghan Bartels / On June 27th, 2014

A European honeybee pollinating pink milkweed.

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 11th, 2014

With spring finally starting to show its face, we're thinking about everything that's green and growing. But as Yvonne Baskin shows in Under Ground: How Creatures of Mud and...

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By Emily Monosson / On April 8th, 2014

Cross posted from Emily Monosson's Evolution in a toxic world...

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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 July 15th, 2013

Lester Brown of The Observer and Preside of the Earth Policy Institute explores the future of agriculture as our dependence on water hits its peak.  Peak oil has generated headlines in recent years, but the real threat to our future is...

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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...

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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, Jason Leppig / On May 16th, 2012

This week's staff pick is from Island Press's publicity manager, Jaime Jennings. She writes:

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