We highlight the connections among food, water and energy, promoting a sustainable future through our projects including:
With the election drama dominating the news, it’s been easy to miss all the exciting action happening in Congress over the past few months. This cheat sheet summarizes the most significant food- and agriculture-related bills Congress has been working on, why they’re important and their current status.
We first met Michael Lewis of The Growing Warriors Project at Farm Aid 2015 where he and his fellow farmers presented the first United States flag to be made of American-grown hemp in nearly a century. We’re excited to report that the partnership that made the flag was featured in a great new documentary, titled "Harvesting Liberty."
This week’s Eco News features stories about agriculture’s heavy contribution to air pollution; the ins and outs of food labeling; a feast for 5,000 made entirely of food waste - and much more!
This week, we talked to Gus Schumacher, Founding Board Chair of Wholesome Wave, whose inspiring work in government and non-profits has helped to shape the modern farmers’ market system in the United States.