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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

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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.

Urban Farming

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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

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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?

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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Terroir

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

Terroir

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Local

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

Local

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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Forage

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

Forage

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