Browsing the "real food; sustainable food" Tag

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Urban Agriculture Creates Independence and Healthy Communities

What do you think of when you hear the term “urban agriculture?” Sometimes it’s about practices involving cultivating, processing, and distributing food in densely populated areas. At other times, it involves particular skills like animal husbandry, aquaculture, agroforestry, urban beekeeping, or horticulture. Urban agriculture can also reflect the ways that people across socioeconomic strata react […]

June 27th

Five Baby Steps To Eating More Sustainably (Plus 45 More For Over-Achievers)

Like most of us, I’m doing my best to eat better, waste less, and nourish — not deplete — our planet. Having been a relatively conspicuous consumer much of my life, I welcome simple information, presented clearly, and designed to help me put one foot in front of the other on my incremental journey toward more sustainable living. So the other day, I perked up when I scanned an e-mail boasting 50 tips for eco-friendly eating.

September 20th