El Departamento de la Comida is reinvigorating Puerto Rico’s local food systems with a community-controlled seed supply—and deepening Boricua communities’ relationship to food and cultural identity.
Peyote can be central to maintaining Indigenous cultural sovereignty, but its cultivation is often under threat. Hear from the Native-led initiative that is protecting it.
Pioneer Valley Worker Center (PVWC) exists to “build power with low-wage and immigrant workers.” Today, they’re connecting workers to the resources they need to build economic justice in their communities.
To truly regenerate our planet, we must address the many exploitations of the conventional agriculture system: not just the soil — but farmers, workers, animals, and water. Regenerative agriculture could hold the key.
From farming to roasting, the coffee industry is often a male-dominated space. General Manager of the Pangoa Cooperative shares how gender equity initiatives and fair trade are turning the tides.
“What’s the difference between all these fairtrade labels?” It’s a question we get a lot at Fair World Project. A new guide is here to help clear the confusion.
Tree planting projects have been popularized as a quick way to combat the climate crisis. But not all tree planting projects have an equal—or necessarily positive—impact.
We asked our staff and editorial board for their favorite products brought to life by the grassroots efforts of the communities that produced them. Find them online or at your favorite natural foods store!
From public health epidemics to migration, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has transformed Mexico’s food system–and our own.