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NEW RESEARCH FINDS CLIMATE SOLUTIONS IN THE SOIL

This is a guest post from Daniel Kane, a soil scientist and agroecologist who researches soil carbon cycles, regenerative agriculture, and sustainable food systems. Last…

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FARM GROUPS DEFEND AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION PROGRAMS

FARM GROUPS DEFEND AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION PROGRAMS April 5, 2016 Congressional appropriators are this month in the process of drafting their fiscal year (FY) 2017 appropriations bills,…

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CONSERVATION STEWARDSHIP STORIES: LEON SOWERS

Conservation Stewardship Stories: Leon Sowers Leon Sowers always keeps an eye on the weather, and in the last few years he has seen nearly every…

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Farmers Fly-In to Fight for Sustainable Ag Funding

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by rkovalcik@sustainableagriculture.net, Monday, March 7th, 2016, Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

  March 1, 2016 Farmers Fly-in to Fight for Sustainable Ag Funding National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Helps Farmers Share Their Stories with Legislators Washington, DC,…

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Intervale Food Hub Becomes Approved UVM Dining Vendor

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by chelsea@intervale.org, Wednesday, August 19th, 2015, Tags: , , , ,

The Intervale Food Hub, a social enterprise of Burlington-based nonprofit Intervale Center, is now an approved vendor to UVM Dining at the University of Vermont….

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HOUSE FUNDING BILL FALLS SHORT FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

On Wednesday, April 13, the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee passed itsfunding bill for fiscal year (FY) 2017. Overall, the bill provides $21.3 billion in discretionary…

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FARMERS FLY IN TO THE CAPITAL TO ADVOCATE FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Posted in Events, News, Nonprofit Partners | by rkovalcik@sustainableagriculture.net, Thursday, March 24th, 2016, Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Throughout the month of March, farmers, ranchers, and “ag-vocates” from across the country traveled to DC for a series of “farmer fly-ins”, sponsored by the…

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Sustainable America Joins 1%

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by katy@sustainableamerica.org, Wednesday, February 24th, 2016, Tags: , , , ,

Sustainable America is thrilled to join the growing network of businesses and nonprofit partners aligning through the 1% for the Planet movement to protect and…

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Not Skin Deep: The benefits of organic go beyond the peel

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by jshade@organic-center.org, Wednesday, June 10th, 2015, Tags: , , , , , , ,

Lately, I’ve been noticing a food blog trend suggesting that buying organic is less important for fruits and vegetables that can be peeled. Unfortunately, the…