1. Strawberry fields forever

    Professor Steve Gliessman and farmer Jim Cochran are among the movers and shakers of the strawberry sector in California. Since the 1980s they have been experimenting with sustainable ways to... (comment match)

  2. Perspectives: Strengthening people’s knowledge

    For the past half century agricultural innovation has denied a voice to the many groups who work outside the profession of science – farmers, food providers, women and the urban... (comment match)

  3. A farmer NGO-scientist synergy

    Farmers are plant breeders when they select and save the seeds of the plants best adapted to the conditions in their fields. For over two decades, farmer breeders in Honduras... (comment match)

  4. Interview: “Agroecology is an epistemological revolution”

    Victor M. Toledo is a Mexican ethnoecologist and social activist at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. His work focuses primarily on the study of agroecological and knowledge systems. In... (comment match)

  5. Rescuing our maize: Building a network

    A network of communities in West-Central Mexico has rescued its traditional landraces of maize. This experience shows that the benefits of defending an ancestral good is not only limited to... (comment match)