In honor of Veterans Day, we wanted to learn more about the first United States flag to be made of American-grown hemp in nearly a century. We talked to Kentucky farmer and veteran Mike Lewis of The Growing Warriors Project who helped organize the creation of the flag.
Whether or not you eat beef or consume dairy, America's relationship with cattle is incredibly important to understand. And, if you want to get truly informed about the state of the cattle industry and how we could improve it to be more sustainable, there's no more exhaustive book out there than "Cowed" by Dennis Hayes and Gail Boyer Hayes.
It's back to school time! Here at GRACE we're trying to make everyone's job a little easier by providing free tools and resources that both teachers and students can use in their work on sustainable food, water and energy.
Asking four new farmers some simple questions and giving them time to answer yields some rich insights. A report from the field at Just Food's 2013 Conference.
The flapping of a butterfly’s wings may or may not have the capacity to trigger a tornado on another continent, but without a doubt, our food, water and energy systems have profound impacts upon each other (and us, and our planet). With that in mind, we're excited to introduce our new GRACE website.
Learn how Cindy and Mike Ridenour, along with their daughter, Mary, have successfully operated Meadow Maid Foods - a sustainable producer and purveyor of grassfed beef and numerous vegetables - by integrating water and energy inputs to make their ranch nearly self-sufficient.
California's Central Valley and New York's Suffolk County have the shared problem of nitrate contaminated drinking water as shown in two separate studies. The question is, how long can this pollution be tolerated?
Earth-friendly gifts can include upcycling and regifting, as well as non-consumables like service and donations. Here's some ideas for green, meaningful gifts.
Are new developments in the decades-long cold war over the average water footprint of beef worth revisiting or does the grudge match remain?
Cultivating the Web investigates the best and brightest ways that good food advocates are leveraging the internet to generate social change and further the sustainable food movement.