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What is the Connection Between Climate Change & Our Food System? Does What We Eat Really Make a Difference?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) set up by the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment concluded in its Fifth Assessment Report: “climate change is real and human activities are the main cause.” Dangerous greenhouse gas emissions, average global temperatures increasing, oceans warming, and sea-level rise; represent…
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March 2, 2020
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A Taste of Sustainability

It’s a spring day, the sun is warm, and the flowers and plants outside are displaying the most vibrant hues.  You stroll to the garden and pluck a perfectly ripe tomato from the vine.  The aroma is irresistible, and you take a bite; enjoying the firm texture and fresh taste…
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March 2, 2020
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Food & Climate Change: A Permaculture Perspective

Our current food industry isn’t working. Agriculture accounts for 9.3% of the United States’ carbon footprint. This carbon footprint is furthered when we consider the high percentage of this food that goes to waste. Agriculture is a designed human system which has created wealth and security, fueled industrialization and specialization of…
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February 26, 2020