Magical Thinking: PCC in 30 Years (Audio)

Darrell Vannoy, PCC’s new VP of Merchandising and Procurement, discusses the changes and evolution of PCC Natural Markets and where the company – and food retailing – may be in 30 years.
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Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America (Audio)

Listen to author Liz Carlisle talk about her new book “Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America” in which Montana farmers took matters into their own hands, avoided monocrops, replenished their soil, conserved water, refused chemicals, and made it work.
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Regenerating Landscape With Cover Crop Cocktails and Planned Grazing by Gabe Brown

Farmers and ranchers face enormous challenges today, from the drought conditions in the western United States to rising costs of production, regulations, family succession hurdles, and feed availability for livestock. Livestock producers are seeking lasting solutions to these issues.
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If It Isn't Broken, Don't Try To Fix It!

As they say (more or less): “inquiring consumers want to know…” GoodFood World recently received a comment from a reader that made it clear consumers are concerned – and confused – about genetically engineered foods being developed and brought to market.
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Joel Salatin: Real Farmers Apply the Principles of Ecology

Finally we are hearing it from real farmers. We need to re-discover “The Principles of Ecology” and apply them — NOW!
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Miguel Altieri at the International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition

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

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

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

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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