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Cows Save The Planet

“They say farmers need a safety net. I think the soil should be our safety net. If you add up the dollar figure for improved health, carbon [...]

A No-Maintenance Garden: Edible Forest Gardens

An Edible Forest Garden, or Food Forest, is a low maintenance sustainable area with a collection of edible plants, shrubs and trees designed to mimic [...]

Seed: The Untold Story

“An organic farmer is the best peacemaker today, because there is more violence, more death, more destruction, more wars, through a violent [...]

Why Go Organic?

In a nutshell, food labeled as "organic" is produced naturally without: chemicals, synthetic fertilizer or pesticides, and genetically modified [...]

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

“If you want to make it, all you have to do is try” - William Kamkwamba [...]

The Trap of Poverty

The United States is among the richest countries in the world but around 34 million people struggle with poverty, according to the US Census Bureau. [...]

Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System

“Unless you are a corporate food executive, the food system isn't working for you. If you are one of the world's rural poor dependent on agriculture [...]

Authentic Connectivity Outweighs Language Barriers

As a volunteer, everyone will tell you how essential it is to learn the language of the people you intend to support. While that may be true, I [...]

Brazil: A Rich Country of Poor People

It might be a cliché, but everyone knows Brazil for its natural beauty, festivals, smiling people, samba in the feet and a loving way to receive [...]

A Different Path Toward Development

In the middle of the accelerated western lifestyle focused on having things, there will always be those who take the risk to walk on a different [...]