Food Subsidy Pyramid

Great challenge over at Flowingdata to look at how to portray food subsidies in light of the USDA food pyramid. Here’s our quickie submission that helps highlight how subsidies just don’t reflect the stated food priorities and goals of the nation.

Why Pasture

I recently had the honor and pleasure of spending a weekend at a retreat that involved many great people, including Wes Jackson of The Land Institute.  One of the highlights for me was when Wes displayed …

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Nitrogen for Free

As a kid I remember being impressed by a story of several people adrift in a lifeboat in the open ocean.  After a few days all their fresh water ran out and, in what is surely …

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Value-Added Management

Something I really enjoy doing is describing how and why agroecological farmland management adds value. Farmland LP sets land-use rotation standards.  This benefits specialty producers by creating synergies with other farmers to lower disease risks …

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