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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Water

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Agriculture depends on water, but in many parts of the world water is a scarce resource. Effectively managing watersheds helps farmers preserve their farms while protecting the environment; while new technologies, like drip irrigation, help conserve water by putting small amounts precisely where needed, greatly reducing water waste.

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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.

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57 (The Average Age of the American Farmer)

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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Food Security

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

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Food Security

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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.

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Urban Farming

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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Land Trust

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

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Land Trust

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What Is The Lexicon of Sustainability?

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

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What Is The Lexicon of Sustainability?

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