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Sustainable Food & Farming

The Latest On: Sustainable Food & Farming

April 8, 2016 | Blog Post

Breaking the Cycle: Moving from Chemicals to Cover Crops

Legal battles over pesticides are full of twists and turns, but we can make a better case for dropping them by ensuring farmers have better alternatives to harmful chemicals. (Spanish language version available.)

March 25, 2016 | Video

Growing Change

They told Jim Cochran no one cared about healthy food and healthy workers. He decided to prove them wrong. This is his story.

March 25, 2016 | Blog Post

Fixing Our Broken Food System

Our inefficient, chemical-laden system of food production is costing us not only a healthy environment, but also healthy years of our lives.

October 15, 2015 | Feature

Harvesting Change

Speaking from the fields and in Washington, D.C., farmworkers brought their stories directly to policy makers. Their goal: to connect policy set in our nation's capital with the reality of life on the frontlines of our nation's agriculture system.

October 9, 2014 | Feature

The Toxic Secret of California’s Salad Bowl

The farmworkers who help bring fresh fruit and produce to your table aren’t protected by the safety standards most workers in the U.S. enjoy. The farmworkers’ reality is often a nightmare of back-breaking work and repeated exposure to toxic chemicals.

July 29, 2013 | Case

Cleaning Up Industrial Dairy Farms in New York

A coalition of environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for its deregulation of industrial dairy farms with 200–299 cows.

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