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By moving beyond the surface level and literally digging deep, scientists at the University of California, Davis, found that compost is a key to storing carbon in semi-arid cropland soils, a strategy... Read more
By The Sprout, Aug 15
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For residents of the Lakewood-Browns Mill neighborhood in East Atlanta, it’s not easy to stock up on healthy food. The closest grocery store requires a 30-minute bus ride, and with more than one-... Read more
By The Sprout, Aug 15
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From where I stand inside the South Dakota cornfield I was visiting with entomologist and former USDA scientist Jonathan Lundgren, all the human-inflicted traumas to Earth seem far away. It isn’t... Read more
By The Sprout, Aug 13
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Did you know that produce from your local grocery store chain travels on average 1,500 miles from the farm to your plate? Food production, processing and distribution have a large impact on the... Read more
By The Sprout, Aug 13
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The Climate Emergency is finally getting the attention of the media and the U.S. (and world) body politic, as well as a growing number of politicians, activists and even U.S. farmers. This great... Read more
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