Does Global Agricultural Production, Provide an Important Reference for Small Farmers?

Positive Future News #902 (Feature Photo – Soybean Harvest – CCA 2.0 Generic, United Soybean Board) Very few small farmers, or even larger farmers, are aware of the larger world position when it comes to primary commodities. Market intelligence on the global production of primary food crops is researched and published by the World Agricultural…

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Local Food Security – A Significant Boost to the Future

Touch the Soil News #1754  (Feature Photo – Michigan Urban Farming Initiative Logo – CCA SA 4.0 International)    It doesn’t take much contemplation, to realize modern civilization is 90 percent reliant on artificial life support systems – pumped water distribution, electricity, transportation, waste removal and the list can go on. One of the largest…

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Urban Agriculture Healthy Food and Entrepreneur Act

Positive Future #632 (Feature photo – Bobby Rush – Official photo – public domain) U.S. Representative Bobby Rush with others introduced legislation that would increase the availability of land and capital in communities to encourage more local urban agricultural production. One of the underlying goals is to improve food security for people in areas that…

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The Purpose – Raise Awareness on Food Security and Food Sovereignty

Touch the Soil News #1384 (Feature photo – Powell River Edible Garden Tour – courtesy of Powell River Food Security Project.) The small town of Powell River, along the west coast of British Columbia, Canada is the center of a metro area of around 17,000 people. Yet, the community is concerned about food security and…

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