Food justice moving forward in the USA

Title Food justice moving forward in the USA
Contributor ILEIA
Author Navina Khanna
Content Opinion by Navina Khanna.
Navina Khanna introduces the food justice movement in the USA, and how from the corner shop to Capitol Hill, communities are making waves, and fighting for fairer policies in both corporate and governmental sectors.
Type of initiative Article
Year Published
Language English
North America U.S., UNITED STATES
Link http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/magazines/global/resilience-faces/opinion-navina-khanna

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What we need is 40 acres and a mule

Title What we need is 40 acres and a mule
Contributor Food First
Author Brent Walker
Content The case of Brent, a urban famer. The urban agriculture movement, sweeping across urban areas, from West Oakland to Detroit, Milwaukee and Chicago to the Bronx and beyond, is a call to reclaim post-industrial abandoned lots, under-serviced public parks and vacant lots to grow fresh food for the people. The movement is often called “food justice” , representing the idea that healthy food for our people is a human right, not a privilege.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2012
Language English
North America UNITED STATES
Link http://www.foodfirst.org/en/urban+farming

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Ecological Principles of Vineyard Vegetation Management on California’s Northern Coast

Title Ecological Principles of Vineyard Vegetation Management on California’s Northern Coast
Contributor agroecology.org
Author Valerie Eviner
Content Vegetation cover in vineyards can be used to manage soil structure, organic matter, hydrology, erosion, nutrient dynamics, diseases and insect pests, while conserving wild plant species and biodiversity.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 1999
Language English
North America UNITED STATES
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/vineyards.html

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Seattle Tilth, Urban Agroecology in Western Washington, USA

Title Seattle Tilth, Urban Agroecology in Western Washington, USA
Contributor agroecology.org
Author Sylvia Kantor
Content Through Seattle Tilth, urban dwellers support principles of agroecology by learning about organic gardening, composting, and community building.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 1999
Language English
North America UNITED STATES
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/SeattleTilth.html

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Biological Weed Management of Leafy Spurge, Montana, USA

Title Biological Weed Management of Leafy Spurge, Montana, USA
Contributor agroecology.org
Author Geoffrey Mason, N-Bar Ranch
Content Using flea beetles and sheep grazing, ranchers can manage the perennial rangeland weed leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.), while reducing herbicide usage, controlling costs, and restoring grasslands for cattle grazing and wildlife.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 1999
Language English
North America UNITED STATES
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/leafyspurge.html

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United Indian Health Village – Ecosystem and Community Restoration in Arcata, California, USA

Title United Indian Health Village – Ecosystem and Community Restoration in Arcata, California, USA
Contributor agroecology.org
Author Susan Ornelas
Content The United Indian Health Village is an integrated landscape and health clinic, designed to restore native plants, wetlands, and garden food production to the landscape and to nurture the health of the region’s Native American population.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 1999
Language English
North America UNITED STATES
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/UIHV.html

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Community Supported Agriculture in Santa Cruz, California, USA

Title Community Supported Agriculture in Santa Cruz, California, USA
Contributor agroecology.org
Author Chris Bley
Content Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) provides locally grown organic farm products to the community of Santa Cruz, California.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published
Language English
North America UNITED STATES
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/CSA.html

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Food Voices: Stories of the Food Sovereignty Movement

Title Food Voices: Stories of the Food Sovereignty Movement
Contributor Foodvoices.org
Author Andrianna Natsoulas
Content Voices from over 80 farmers and fisherfolks from US, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela and Haiti about what food sovereignty means to them and how they are pursuing it or obstacles they face when pursuing it.  
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published
Language English
North America HAITI, UNITED STATES
South America BRAZIL, ECUADOR, VENEZUELA
Link http://www.foodvoices.org/interview.html

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Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches and Communities

Title Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches and Communities
Contributor Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), U.S. Department of Agriculture
Author Katie Wied, Margaret Krome, Teresa Maurer
Content This guide is written for anyone seeking help from federal programs to foster sustainable and innovative initiatives in this country associated with agriculture and forestry.
Type of initiative Guide, Manual
Year Published 2009
Language English
North America UNITED STATES
Link http://www.michaelfields.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/building_sustainable_publication.pdf

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Open-ended Cases in Agroecology: Farming and Food Systems in the Nordic Region and the US Midwest

Title Open-ended Cases in Agroecology: Farming and Food Systems in the Nordic Region and the US Midwest
Contributor Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension
Author C. Francis et al
Content Our aim is to describe open-ended case studies for learning real-life problem solving skills, and relate this approach to conventional, closed-ended decision case studies. Teaching methods are open-ended cases in agroecology, an alternative to traditional strategies that lead students through prepared materials and structured discussions to determine an outcome already known to the instructor.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2009
Language English
North America UNITED STATES
Link http://tinyurl.com/7zqxjrd

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