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Season 3 Episode 2 Wholefoods in the marketplace — In Defence of a Modern Yeomanry — The Real Food Chain

Click Here for Podcast Link Co-host links: The Real Food Chain Rich Bowden Writing World Organic News Welcome to Season 3, episode 2, the second in our series on Wholefoods in the marketplace and our first for 2018. This week, co-host, writer, podcaster and organic farmer Jon Moore reads his article “In Defence of […]

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Friday Rant — The Happy Pig

Thomas Jefferson envisioned the United States as a vast land of small scale farmers, people whose very independence grew from their husbandry of the earth beneath their feet. Since 1900 the number of farmers has dropped by 90%, while America’s farm land has been consumed by huge agribusinesses. There are still farmers, but only a […]

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Empowering Smallholder Farmers with Measurements — The Green Economist

Smallholder farmers are providing up to 70 percent of the world’s food using traditional methods that may have been passed down for generations. However, the conditions that today’s farmers have inherited bear little resemblance to those of their parents and grandparents. Climate change is altering the volume and frequency of rain, flooding and droughts are […]

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Food Security through the Lens of Smallholder Farmers in Kenya — Make a Difference

7/19/17 – This blog post is written by students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program at Colorado State University who have founded FarmRise to address the challenge of food security in Kenya. Albert Einstein might as well have been describing the GSSE venture experience when he said: “Any fool can know. The […]

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