Category: Local Agriculture

INDUSTRY & COMPANY NEWS, AND OPINIONS

Feeding the Masses Without Factory Farming?

Combine one of the world’s most influential farmers with an insanely popular podcaster, and you get one powerhouse episode of The Joe Rogan Experience! 

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What Does Localism Mean For Farmers?

The word “localism” has been popping up often as of late, in regards to the ongoing pandemic and its effects on the farming industry.

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Why Small Farms Are a Key Element in Economic Recovery

It seems that one key element to our economic recovery may lie in the food production of small and local farms.

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Farm to Door CSAs May Be the Answer to Food Supply Breakdowns

Farmers are dumping milk that can’t be sold, plowing over crops and tossing produce–measures not deemed necessary since the years of the Great Depression.

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Additional Aid Needed for Farmers Selling Locally

Aid to America’s farmers is welcome, but the flaws in its distribution are impossible to ignore. 

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The Importance of Decentralization for Farmers

There are many options to improve our systems, one of which is through focusing on the work of local farmers and local supporting industries.

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Bringing American Meat Suppliers Back Home

The reality of the COVID-19 pandemic has made us accept the fragility of modern life, and how easily we can lose access to the conveniences we take for granted.

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Teff Grown in the US

It will take some time for farmers to adapt to a new crop, but teff could hold the answers to growing food in the face of rising drought and climate change.

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Promoting Organically-Farmed Produce

Organically-farmed produce is widely beneficial for a variety of reasons. Overall, it is healthier, better for the environment, and a way for small farmers to remain profitable in the face of larger competitors.  However, it is also disruptive for the current industry and may result in higher costs for consumers. This is why marketing plays […]

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Regeneration Movement in Agriculture

The regeneration movement is a response to farming’s effect on the environment, attempting to produce change without jeopardizing our current ways of life.

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