19 Jul 2010

Fighting for Farm Workers’ Rights for More Than 40 Years

This is the first of three parts of an interview with Baldemar Velasquez, President and Founder of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee. In Part One, Mr. Velasquez describes the biggest challenges and abuses farm workers face in the U.S., and what it was like for his family to work in America’s agricultural sector. Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet.

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16 Jul 2010

A Conversation About Organic Agriculture with Chuck Benbrook

In this regular series we profile advisors of the Nourishing the Planet project. This week, we feature Chuck Benbrook, Chief Scientist at the Organic Center.

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14 Jul 2010

Beating the Heat to Reduce Post-Harvest Waste

Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet.

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12 Jul 2010

Turning the Catch of the Day into Improved Livelihoods for the Whole Community

Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet and written by Christi Zaleski.

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09 Jul 2010

Creating Food Sovereignty for Small-Scale Farmers

This interview with Raj Patel, award-winning writer, activist and academic, was originally featured as a two part series on Nourishing the Planet.

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07 Jul 2010

Fighting Global Malnutrition Locally

Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet blog.

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02 Jul 2010

Depending on A Global Workforce

This is the second and third parts in a series of blogs Nourishing the Planet will be writing about workers in the food system. Nourishing the Planet research intern Ronit Ridberg recently spoke with Erik Nicholson, National VP of the United Farm Workers of America. In the first part of this two-part interview, Erik talks about the global agricultural system and the role American consumers play in it. Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet.

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30 Jun 2010

Locally Produced Crops for Locally Consumed Products

Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s

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28 Jun 2010

Learning to Listen to Farmers

Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet.

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23 Jun 2010

Working with the Root

The following is an eight-part series about Danielle Nierenberg’s visit to the Ecumenical Association for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (ECASARD) in Ghana. Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet.

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