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Tag: food systems

Urban Gardening: St. Louis Sweetens the Pot(ato)

On May 23rd, The Sweet Potato Project will be hosting a fundraiser to garner awareness and hopefully monetary donations to get the project off the ground. If kids can learn skills that keep them busy and have long-reaching effects, perhaps the betterment of urban areas nationwide is only a yam away.

9 Steps for a Greener Food System in the Developing World

Many of us are thinking about the changes we want to make this year. For some, these changes will be financial; for others, physical or spiritual. But for all of us, there are important resolutions we can make to β€œgreen” our lives. Although this is often a subject focused on by industrialized nations, people in developing countries can also take important steps to reduce their growing environmental impact.

How Food Shapes Our Cities

In her recent TED Talk, Carolyn Steel takes a look at the history of food production and asks an important question: What would a modern city look like if it [ … ]