1. WHAT IS SUSTAINABILITY?

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    SUSTAINABILITY is an ideal. Its principles reinforce that everything you do has consequences, even when they’re hidden from view. Its worldview imbues you, as either a consumer or producer,…

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    • Welcome To Poopytown: Hog Cafos in Arkansas

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      In the state of Arkansas, set in the Ozark Mountains, is a town called Harrison. Population 12,953. It has a city hall. Houses set on quaint tree-lined streets, and like any town of this size, a Public…

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      • 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 both preserve their farms and protect the environment, while…

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        • URBAN FARMING

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          By the end of the 20th century, nearly 80% of Americans lived in urban areas. And they no longer knew who grew their food. Then something happened. Across America, an urban farming movement has begun.…

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          • UNCONVENTIONAL AGRICULTURE

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            Today, half the world’s food production—what we eat—depends on chemical fertilizers and herbicides. These are the foundation of CONVENTIONAL AGRICULTURE, but they pollute our soils,…

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            • TRUE COST ACCOUNTING

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              This film explores the social, environmental and health impacts of cheap food by examining the principle of TRUE COST ACCOUNTING, the process by which the full costs and benefits of different food…

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              • TRACEABILITY

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                Studies show that nearly 1/3 of all fish consumers buy isn’t what they think it is. Scotty Fraser of Norpac, a fish wholesaler in Honolulu, Hawaii, explains that one possible solution for…

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                • STORY OF AN EGG

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                  Can learning the meaning of a single term actually help change the food system? David Evans and Alexis Koefoed think so. These poultry farmers explain the real story behind such terms as “cage…

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                  • LOCAVORE

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                    As consumers take increased responsibility for what they eat, many choose to become “locavores”, a term coined by Jessica Prentice to describe people like herself who live primarily on…

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                    • FORAGE

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                      Our earliest descendants were hunter/gatherers. They foraged for their food, were in tune with their surroundings, and ate with the seasons. As nomadic traditions gave way to settled cultures that…

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