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Pesticide Stricken Honeybee Hives On a Sustainable Family Farm

Folklore is such that a beekeeper should tell her hives of deaths, weddings or other significant family events. On the afternoon of Tuesday June 17, 2014, […]

Agriculture, Animals, Animals & Environment, Oregon, Science & Technology, The WIP Talk

Lessons on Peace from Ugandan Coffee Growers

Last night executive editor of The WIP, Kate Daniels participated in a panel discussion following a showing of Delicious Peace Grows in a Ugandan Coffee Bean, […]

Africa, Agriculture, Religion, The WIP Talk

With No Money, Kenyan Farmers Find Way to Feed Hungry

by Rachel Muthoni –Kenya– When they hear cries of their fellow countrymen hit by acute food shortage, Kenyan peasant farmers in more productive areas have no […]

Agriculture, Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Food & Nutrition, Hunger, Kenya, Poverty, The World

Farmageddon Director Kristin Canty on Saving America’s Farms

by Jessica Mosby –USA– For almost a year I have been experiencing insufferable allergies. Many doctors’ appointments and medications later, I still wake up in the […]

Agriculture, Animals, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Food & Nutrition, Health, Laws & Legislation, Politics & Democracy, United States

Agriculture: The Unlikely Earth Day Hero

Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet. For over 40 years, Earth Day has served as a call to action, mobilizing individuals and organizations around […]

Agriculture, The WIP Talk

Resisting Violence through Sustainable Agriculture in Colombia

by Moira Birss –USA/Colombia– In the middle of one of the most fertile regions in Colombia, amidst a five-decade armed conflict, a small peasant community manages […]

Agriculture, Business & Economy, Colombia, Feature Articles, Food & Nutrition, Science & Technology, Teaching & Learning, The World

Innovation of the Week: Giving Farmers a Reason to Stay

by Molly Theobald While the coast of The Gambia is a popular—and economically thriving— tourist destination for European vacationers, the inland portion of the country provides […]

Agriculture, The WIP Talk

Innovation of the Week: Turning Agriculture into Gold

By Molly Theobald Before Kenya’s independence, the Migori District’s economy was driven by the Macalder Mining Company, the area’s largest employer. When the company shut down […]

Agriculture, The WIP Talk

King Corn: Changing What We Eat and How We Grow It

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Blaming someone or something for America’s obesity epidemic seems like an obvious national debate, but naming Iowa corn as the […]

Agriculture, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Food & Nutrition, Health, United States

Saving the Grain of Culture: Historic Rice Terraces In Danger

by Imelda V. Abaño – Philippines – For centuries, rice has sculpted the culture of Asia. In fact, more than 2,000 years ago in the Philippines, […]

Agriculture, Feature Articles, Food & Nutrition, Philippines, The World