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Bringing you catalytic perspectives on the food system and food movement.

Sustainable Family Farm in SoCal

August 9, 2010 Roots of Change

Southern California farmer Alex Weiser continues to prove that farming can be profitable as well as sustainable.

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Santa Barbara Country Agriculture Stats

August 8, 2010 Roots of Change

Thank Our Farmers- informative pictures about agriculture stats.

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It’s Always Tomato Time

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 California's tomato industry

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Improving Food Worker Livelihoods: An Interview with UFWA’s Erik Nicholson

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Erik Nicholson, National Vice President of United Farm Workers of America (UFWA) sits down for a Q & A about the challenges farmers face and what he envisions the future of farming to be…

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Farmers for the Future: Launching Young Farmers

August 2, 2010 Roots of Change

 An Ohio couple helps start young farmers…

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Two Visionaries In Vertical Farming Plan Project In New Jersey

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Outlines new architechtural approaches to vertical urban farming like this one in New Jersey.

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New Tool for Improving Switchgrass

August 1, 2010 Roots of Change

USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have developed a new tool for deciphering the genetics of a native prairie grass widely studied for its potential as a biofuel.

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The Food Truck Economy

July 24, 2010 Roots of Change

Food truck economies are booming in LA, elsewhere…

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Feed the economy or starve it? The answer’s clear

July 13, 2010 Roots of Change

How could extra federal stimulus money benefit under-funded food system projects?

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From swords to plowshares: Introducing military veterans to farming

July 12, 2010 Roots of Change

Story of introducing military veterns to the joys of urban farming…

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