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    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability 57 (The Average Age of the American Farmer)

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    57 (The Average Age of the American Farmer)

    57 is the average age of US farmers. See what’s next in education and green collar jobs.

    57 (The Average Age of the American Farmer)

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Food Security

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Food Security

    Food: deserts, security, sovereignty — terms, culture and politics for feeding the world.

    Food Security

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Urban Farming

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Urban Farming

    Farming on rooftops and in vacant lots connects urbanites to where their food comes from.

    Urban Farming

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Water

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Water

    Agriculture depends on water. Find out where our water comes from and how to conserve it.

    Water

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Land Trust

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Land Trust

    Land trusts can keep farms afloat when the real estate is worth more than the yield.

    Land Trust

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability GMOs

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    GMOs

    GMO labeling advocates want consumers to know about all the ingredients in their food.

    GMOs

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Fair Trade vs. Direct Trade

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Fair Trade vs. Direct Trade

    When you buy food, you’re buying values, values of those who grow, transport and sell it.

    Fair Trade vs. Direct Trade

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Antibiotic-Free

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Antibiotic-Free

    Learn how and why nearly 80% of antibiotics in the U.S. are used on healthy animals.

    Antibiotic-Free

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability What is Sustainability?

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    What is Sustainability?

    Sustainability is an ideal rooted in the choices we make as consumers and producers.

    What is Sustainability?

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Terroir

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Terroir

    Food has characteristics defined by geography and climate. The French have a word for that

    Terroir

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Traceability

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Traceability

    Nearly 1/3 of the fish we buy isn’t what the label says. Can we trace their origins?

    Traceability

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Grass Fed

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Grass Fed

    From feedlots to pastures, learn about cattle farming, grass- and corn-fed beef.

    Grass Fed

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Unconventional Agriculture

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Unconventional Agriculture

    See how unconventional farmers are working with nature, not against it.

    Unconventional Agriculture

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Seeds

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Seeds

    Learn the importance of protecting the culture and biodiversity of seeds.

    Seeds

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

    What if you could buy fresh fruit and vegetables each week, grown by a local farmer?

    Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Economies of Community

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Economies of Community

    Economies of community help people connect, build and rebuild local food systems.

    Economies of Community

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Wheat or White?

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Wheat or White?

    Learn the difference between whole wheat and white and meet the people preserving grains.

    Wheat or White?

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Food Waste

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Food Waste

    Learn how people are rescuing "ugly" food by composting, redistributing and eating wisely.

    Food Waste

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Local vs. Organic

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Local vs. Organic

    What’s more important, that your food is organic or you know who and where it comes from?

    Local vs. Organic

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability True Cost Accounting: The Real Cost of Cheap Food

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    True Cost Accounting: The Real Cost of Cheap Food

    True cost accounting helps consumers understand the real cost of the food they buy.

    True Cost Accounting: The Real Cost of Cheap Food

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability The Story of an Egg

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    The Story of an Egg

    Learn the real story behind such terms as cage free, free range, and pasture raised.

    The Story of an Egg

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Local

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Local

    As consumers take increased responsibility for what they eat, many become locavores.

    Local

    Video thumbnail: The Lexicon of Sustainability Forage

    The Lexicon of Sustainability

    Forage

    Our earliest descendants were hunter/gatherers who foraged for their food.

    Forage

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