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ROC and ROC Projects in the News

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

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.

Farmers for the Future: Launching Young Farmers

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 An Ohio couple helps start young farmers…

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.

The Food Truck Economy

July 24, 2010 Roots of Change

Food truck economies are booming in LA, elsewhere…

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?

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…

Stone Barn Center for Food and Agriculture

July 8, 2010 Roots of Change

Helpful resources available: The young Farmers Conference is a program especially for young and new farmers. The forum allows participants to learn from agricultural luminaries, through workshops, keynotes, and panel discussions…