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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Food Security

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The politics and culture of food are often expressed in terms of food security and food sovereignty. These terms are often used interchangeably, even though they mean different things. Erika Allen of Chicago’s Grower Power explains that food security considers whether a person knows where their next meal is coming from, while food sovereignty defends a community’s right to decide how they are fed.

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Urban Farming

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

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Water

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

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Land Trust

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

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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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