|Download||Are California Kids Eating California Food?||
The bounty of California agriculture is immense, but many leading California crops are not reaching the state's students.
|Download||Making the Case||
Downloadable tools for demonstrating the academic, health, and financial benefits of high-quality, appealing school meals.
|Essay||Three Sisters: An Ancient Garden Trio||
The "Three Sisters" — corn, beans, and squash — provide a meaningful context for school garden education.
Is industrial agriculture, with its focus on chemical and genetic technologies, the best choice for ensuring a healthy future?
|Claire Hope Cummings|
|Essay||Meditations on an Apple||
As you raise the apple to your lips, savor the millions of agreements and simple actions, arrayed across time and space, connecting you to each other and to the land.
|Essay||Farming's Central Role in Alleviating Poverty||
Farming, ecological stewardship, and a sense of place play central roles in efforts to alleviate poverty.
|Essay||You Are What You Grow: Will This Year's Farm Bill Make Us Fatter and Sicker?||
The Farm Bill significantly affects food, farming, land use, school meals, biodiversity, family farms, and farm workers in the U.S.
How whole foods came to be treated not as complex ecologies, but as mere delivery systems for "nutrients."
|Essay||Taking Back Our Food||
Local agriculture and a return to small-scale farming are essential to solving the global food crisis.
|Miguel A. Altieri|
Taste is social, cultural, and mysterious; detects toxins; can save the Earth; and is preserved by local organic farmers.