Miguel Altieri at the International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition

Miguel Altieri

Far from a useless pursuit, agroecology simply delivers farming science at an appropriate scale without delusions of instant power and wealth. And when left to mature, agroecology programs can be rewarding to all involved.
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Man in the Maze

Throughout the U.S. borderlands, a diverse group of people have come up with innovative solutions to mend our broken food system.
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Agri-Culture

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What is most important? That people be employed and happy or that investors become rich? The healthy alternative to more unmanaged – and ungoverned – growth is consciously building resiliency to meet climate change and provide young people a future they can feel good about, not scared to death over. This to me is seriously the “bright side of life” as long as we keep believing in it. Ed Hamer is doing it.
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Pete Knutson, Small Boat Fisherman

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Pete Knutson, owner of Loki Fish Company, discusses his path to becoming a direct-marketing fisherman.
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Agroecology: The New Paradigm

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Agroecology is the new paradigm to promote a more socially just productive and resilient agriculture. We create a dialog to promote the change of ideas…
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Leymah Gbowee: Unlock the Intelligence, Passion, Greatness of Girls

Leymah Gbowee is a peace activist in Liberia. She led a women’s movement that was pivotal in ending the Second Liberian Civil War in 2003, and now speaks on behalf of women and girls around the world.
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Vandana Shiva: Right to Seeds and Water

Vandana Shiva

Twenty years of globalization have shown us that a model based on corporate greed cannot sustain society and it cannot sustain the earth. It cannot sustain society even in rich countries.

Dr. Vandana Shiva: Right to Seeds and Water, a talk given on 30/6/14 in Colombo Sri Lanka.

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I Am Because We Are

Women Farmers in Ghana

In Ghana, and across Africa, women farmers are organizing themselves and helping each other by sharing their experiences and by restoring native seeds.
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Why Organic Matters

Organic Matters

Vermont organic growers on food and farming and building natural webs of biological communities. Growing and eating organic is better for the farmer, better for the animals, better for the environment, better for your health.
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Video: Welcome to Your GMOcery!

We live in a marvelous world of scientifically enhanced food. The GMO Fantastic Four known as: corn, soy, canola and cotton, are omnipresent shapeshifters. From our corn we get flour, meal, oil, starch, syrup and sweeteners. When you see the words fructose, dextrose and glucose, you’re seeing GMO Corn.
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