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An assortment of crops are seen growing out of lava-rocks in a terraced platform with water flowing through a pipe from one level of the terrace to the next.

Charles Collins' aquaponic garden. Water pours out from one garden bed overflowing with home grown vegetable plants, into another lava-rock filled bed. (Photo courtesy of Charles Collins)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
Charles Collins is a backyard gardener on a mission to change the way that the world grows food. In this audio story, Charles discusses his primary method: aquaponics. 

Roy Pfaltzgraff uses sustainable soil health practices on his farm in Haxtun, Colorado. (Eric Forbes)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Colorado State University, Center for Science Communication
Colorado farmer, Roy Pfaltzgraff, reflects on the challenges he faces as a farmer, how he has adapted, and the importance of consumers understanding food production.

Moses Thompson walks down the garden beds at Tucson High School. (Photos by Halley Hughes/University of Arizona)

Planet Forward Sr. Correspondent | University of Arizona
A school garden in Tucson are planting seeds of resilience within its children, sprouting reconnection to their heritage, our globe's complex food web, and the challenges of climate change.
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
Can eating meat save the planet? In this short documentary, ranchers and scientists at McGinley Ranch discuss regenerative ranching practices and ecological economics. 

Shady Creek River during sunset with haze over the water in July 2021. (Shannon Lorusso)

University of Georgia
Messing around in nature at the Shady Creek River, Georgia. Slumbering in an Eno hammock, saving a life, and more…
A vegan margherita pizza from Donna Jean's.

Donna Jean's "Killer Queen" pizza. (Leslie Patinsky Funabashi/Courtesy Donna Jean)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Arizona State University
From a classic Jewish deli, to a charming date-night spot, to a punk rock food truck, join me on a tour of some of San Diego's best and most sustainable vegan food restaurants. 
A small blonde dong sniffs a flower in the garden.

(Kassidy Usry)

University of Georgia
In Grandma’s garden. Hot tea, flowers, and squirrels. Cardinals and cats too. Come visit with me.
Fashion designer, Ngwane Liz poses while wearing one of her garments.

Fashion designer, Ngwane Liz poses at Down Beach Limbe wearing an up-cycled dress from her "NWF" collection. (No Waste Factory)

Mandela Washington Fellow
The cost of staying fashionable goes beyond the price tag to the environment. Sustainable Fashion designer Ngwane Liz is reversing the fast fashion trend by patching pieces of tossed clothes into new garments.

Shoreline cliffs at Royal National Park, New South Wales, Australia. (Photos by Joshua Rosenstein/Middlebury College)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Middlebury College
Royal National Park provides a compelling example of how national parks around the world can better preserve Indigenous cultures.
A view of the canyon partially obscured by trees.

One of the best views of Cloudland Canyon. (Photos by Nicolas Samuel Horne/University of Georgia)

University of Georgia
Leaving ungodly early. Arriving at Cloudland Canyon. Walking it openly. Join me for an adventure.

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