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We live in a “fast fashion” world, where companies produce high volumes of low-priced clothing at the expense of the environment and workers.
The United States is on the cusp of the largest retirement of farmers in U.S. history, with more farmers over the age of 75 than between the ages of 35 and 44. Letters to a Young Farmer aims to help beginning farmers succeed through advice and encouragement, while inspiring all who work in or care about the food system.
Since 2014, General Mills has worked alongside The Land Institute and University of Minnesota’s College of Food, Agricultural & Natural Resource Sciences to research the viability of Kernza intermediate wheatgrass as an earth-friendly, more sustainable grain.
George Monbiot’s recent criticism of Allan Savory’s theory that grazing livestock can reverse climate change ignores evidence that it’s already experiencing success.
If we each take responsibility for our section of the garden as consumers, at global scale we can make a significant impact on mitigating climate change, drawing back down atmospheric carbon previously lost from soil, and sequestering it as stable organic matter.
When we think of the big drivers of climate change, cars and air travel often come to mind. But transformations over the past century in the way food is produced and consumed have resulted in more greenhouse gas emissions than those from transportation. The biggest culprits? Industrial meat and dairy.
The top fast fashion retailers grew 9.7 percent per year over the last five years, topping the 6.8 percent of growth of traditional apparel companies.
Most cotton growers in Bangladesh are exposed to deadly pesticides – but Susanna Rustin visits a ground-breaking project in Benin.
Fast fashion is speeding up trends and shortening seasons. If clothing is more than a year old, it’s likely dated and most secondhand stores won’t take it.
Sustainable Harvest International’s holistic training model empowers farmers in Central America by providing, over a period of several years, the knowledge and resources they need to successfully transition regenerative agriculture and develop markets for their products.