Our food system is both a cause of climate change and a potential tool for transformation.

Chemical fertilizers, fossil fuels, and vast swaths of monoculture crops all contribute to the greenhouse gas emissions that are changing the climate.

“Small-scale farmers can feed the world and cool the planet.”

Small-scale farmers and those who work the land are impacted as temperatures rise and cycles of drought and flood become more extreme. Yet, even as these challenges mount, small-scale farmers are growing solutions to feed the world and cool the planet.

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the Cost of Industrial Agriculture Fact Sheet

The Cost of Industrial Agriculture Fact Sheet

A simple graphic that shows the high cost of Big Food: climate change, deadly pesticides, public health crises, and exploitation to name a few.

But there are steps you can take in your own community to change our food system.

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Climate Solutions for All

Did you know that when you choose fair trade, you are supporting a grassroots climate solution?
This short video shows how fair trade partnerships are supporting regenerative agriculture.

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Small-Scale Farmers Cool The Planet

Industrial agriculture is accelerating the pace of climate change. But there’s a solution: small-scale farmers are practicing regenerative, organic agriculture – and growing 70% of the world’s food.

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Food, Farming & Climate Change Fact Sheet

Industrial agriculture is a major contributor to climate change. This short, visual resource lays out the problems – and the small-scale farmer solutions that we can all support right now!

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Rebuild Kerala

Devastating floods fueled by climate change displaced coconut and cashew farmers in the Fair Trade Alliance Kerala Co-op (FTAK) in Kerala, India. In 2018, we teamed up with National Cooperative Grocers to raise $50,000 to support their rebuilding.

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