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Take Your Vows: To Farm is To Be Married

Take Your Vows: To Farm is To Be Married

We are not alone in our struggle to achieve food security in the face of climate change. We are all in this together, growing food in partnership with diverse seeds, breeds, soil microbes, pollinators and other beneficial insects.

But we need to acknowledge our interdependence with these other lives, because our fates are intertwined.

How dry we are: Adapting to climate change with Gary Paul Nabhan

How dry we are: Adapting to climate change with Gary Paul Nabhan

Santa Fe * New Mexican Updated: 11:06 pm, Thu Sep 5, 2013 Written By: Staci Matlock Ethnobotanist, seed saver, and author Gary Paul Nabhan says he’s not a “doomsday” kind of guy. But even his optimism took a dive for a little while as he watched climate change affect the environment. He saw the impact […]

Heritage Agri-tourism as a Strategy for Promoting the Recovery of Heirloom Vegetables, Grains, Fruits and Rare Breeds

Heritage Agri-tourism as a Strategy for Promoting the Recovery of Heirloom Vegetables, Grains, Fruits and Rare Breeds

Heritage tourism offers a very real way to know the unique character and flavors of a place.

The mere act of tasting these foods and seeing them grown or prepared can be effective strategies that foster the revitalization of local or regional foodways.

Four Tangible Federally-Funded Programs You Can Support for Climate Change

Four Tangible Federally-Funded Programs You Can Support for Climate Change

In response to the widespread and overwhelmingly positive responses to the opinion-editorial by Gary Nabhan in the Monday July 22nd New York Times, “The Coming Food Crisis,” we have been asked what concerned citizens can do in addition to applying the heat and drought adaptation strategies mentioned in Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land.

We feel that one of the most critically-important efforts you can make is ensuring the wild and cultivate plant diversity is available to heal our foodsheds and watersheds after climatic disruptions and to adapt to hotter and drier conditions.

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