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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Local

5:40

As consumers take increased responsibility for what they eat, many choose to become locavores, favoring foods grown or produced in their communities. By voting local with their pocketbooks when they go to the supermarket, these consumers keep money in local economies while supporting and strengthening local food systems. They also decrease their “food miles” and their carbon footprint.

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Episodes of The Lexicon of Sustainability23

The Lexicon of Sustainability

Food Security

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

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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Urban Farming

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

2:50

The Lexicon of Sustainability

Water

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

3:24

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The Lexicon of Sustainability

What Is The Lexicon of Sustainability?

A new lexicon connects you with the people and principles that define sustainability.

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