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Of chancers and last-chancers

Blog | Chris Smaje | Jan 23, 2020

This article was originally published at Small Farm Future. Time for me to arise from my book-editing duties and offer…

Farm Workforce Modernization Act

Blog | Food First | Dec 11, 2019

(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Due to the precarious conditions that undocumented farmworkers find themselves in today, it is understandable that there…

Taking Utopian Thinking Seriously

Blog | Melissa Gordon | Nov 4, 2019

“Utopia lies at the horizon. When I draw nearer by two steps, it retreats two steps. If I proceed ten…

Escaping the Circle of Poison in the US

Blog | Miriam Osman | Sep 6, 2019

This July, the EPA announced that it would not ban Chlorpyrifos, allowing their sale for non-household use to continue to…