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Uganda’s Household Farmers Become Organic Exporters

California is seeing a 20 percent uptick in fires compared to 2015. “Climate change isn’t merely a looming specter that’s tied up in physics and the fiat of large corporate and governmental entities,” writes Schwartz. “It’s also about what we do with land.”

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Food Tank: Polyfaces

Regrarians recently released a documentary about Joel Salatin’s Polyface Farm, titled “Polyfaces.” The film showcases the unique and sustainable farming style pioneered by the Salatin family in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. It examines how these holistic practices regenerate landscapes, communities, local economies, human health, and soil.

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The Next Agriculture Revolution Is Under Our Feet

The good news is that while it may take hundreds of years to geologically build soil, farmers have demonstrated that they can increase organic matter and improve soil function in just a few years, through soil health management systems. This represents the hope in healthy soil — the potential of regenerative agriculture.

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Four Important Lessons from Cuba’s Urban Food Survival Strategy

Cuba has come a long way since the collapse of the Soviet Union, when the loss of imports crucial for the island nation’s industrial agriculture system—such as chemical pesticides and fertilizers—left Cuba with a severe food crisis in the 1990s. Today, Cuba has become a regional leader in sustainable agricultural research. Within its practices and institutions lies a model for localized and small-scale urban agriculture.