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20
Jul

Topological Suppositions

excerpted from Wilted: Pathogens, Chemicals, and the Fragile Future of the Strawberry Industry by Julie Guthman The appearance of Fusarium and Macrophomina in California’s strawberry fields, where they had supposedly never been before, …

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25
Apr

Preserving Healthy Soil for Future Generations

David R. Montgomery, author of Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations and professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, was recently profiled as one of Sunset Magazine’s “10 Visionaries, Trendsetters, …

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09
Dec

Is Global Famine On the Horizon?

UC Press author Julian Cribb was recently interviewed on the Financial Sense Newshour about the arguments in his new book, The Coming Famine. Cribb questions whether we can sustain our food supply …

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15
Mar

Planting the Seeds of Healthy Eating

Tavis Smiley recently interviewed both Judith A. Carney, coauthor of In the Shadow of Slavery, and Janet Poppendieck, author of Free for All, on his Public Radio International show. Asked about the …

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08
Jun

Drought-Inspired Farmers & Greywater Guerillas

We caught an interesting story this morning on the California Report about how farmers are adapting to drought conditions. Turns out water-stressed plants make delicious apples. Another piece on NPR’s Morning Edition …

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