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ROC and ROC Projects in the News

ROC in print and on radio, TV, and the web.

Greenhouse Gas Calculator Connects Farming Practices With Carbon Credits

August 15, 2010 Roots of Change

Farmers can make money on greenhouse gas markets such as the Chicago Climate Exchange. A new web-based calculator serves as a tool to help users make economically and environmentally sound decisions.

Urban Farming for Cash Gains a Toehold in San Francisco

August 14, 2010 Roots of Change

New laws could breakdown barriers to small, urban growers in the Bay Area.
 

U.S. Agriculture & Climate Change Legislation: Markets, Myths & Opportunities

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New study evaluates the impacts farmers face from climate and energy legislation. Study finds that opportunities are available for farmers.

New Report Finds 15 Billion Reasons to Buy ‘California Grown’ Specialty Crops

August 11, 2010 Roots of Change

A Cross Section of California's Specialty Crops Generate $15.9 Billion in Annual Economic Impact, Creating Substantial Revenue, Taxes and Job Growth for the Golden State.

Sustainable Family Farm in SoCal

August 10, 2010 Roots of Change

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

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.

It’s Always Tomato Time

August 8, 2010 Roots of Change

 California's tomato industry

Santa Barbara Country Agriculture Stats

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Thank Our Farmers- informative pictures about agriculture stats.

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…

Two Visionaries In Vertical Farming Plan Project In New Jersey

August 2, 2010 Roots of Change

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