From the moment you were born, you have been accumulating an incredible array of assets.
If you’re a politician, science is a bitch; it resists spin.
The goal now is to direct that energy toward protecting seed libraries, which are a cornerstone in efforts to foster the genetic diversity of food and strengthen food security.
We're really starting to see a shift in consciousness and best practices among major non-profits like hospitals and universities.
This week PCI launches a new report, Weaving the Community Resilience and New Economy Movement, based on a series of interviews and conversations with visionary leaders who are bringing to life a new economic vision with thriving, resilient communities at its heart.
In recent years, people have applied the CSA idea to other types of goods and services such as dining out, microbrews, and even fish. It’s a system that works for both producers and consumers.
In an inscrutable move that has alarmed state treasurers, the Federal Reserve, along with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, just changed the liquidity requirements for the nation’s largest banks.
Acrylamide is produced in food when the amino acid asparagine reacts with sugar, particularly glucose, when heated above 248 degrees Fahrenheit...
Over the weekend The New York Times published what could very well be the dumbest column Thomas Friedman has ever written.
Simply put, in October you’re invited to join an experiment: can you, for just 10 days, eat only what grows within 100 miles of your home?
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Small communities of determined people who are committed to a way of life, can turn abandonment into vitality, ruins into homes, and inactivity in shared wealth.
What happened in Ferguson could happen where you live, for while race and poverty are important, this tragedy seems to have fed off more pervasive flaws in the culture.
With all cultivation, it’s like the old Buddhist saying, “Chop wood, carry water.” Or maybe in this case it’s “Seed, weed, and carry water.”
This is rural revitalization, one small ag business at a time.
It is a staple of apologists for the chemical and fossil fuel industries to say, "We have no proof that what you are talking about is dangerous." Let me restate that in probabilistic terms: "We are highly uncertain about the harm of what you are talking about."
Our energy and climate systems are being pushed to the edge. With global supplies entering a new era of insecurity, the scramble to prop up business as usual has intensified.
It was Elinor Ostrom who began to speak of nestedness as one of the key components of a successful co-governance of the commons.
Despite what you may think, Americans, on average, are driving more miles every day, not fewer, filling ever more fuel tanks with ever more gasoline, and evidently feeling ever less bad about it.