Local farms provide communities not only with nutritious food, but also a way towards environmental sustainability by working directly with their local community.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Dartmouth College
Two Austin, Texas, urban farms led the way for their area's locavore movement. These farmers talk about their motivation, and discuss why eating local is so important.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | American University
Milpa is a type of sustainable farming historically practiced by the Maya in the Yucatán and other parts of Mesoamerica. The milpas, planted with numerous crops for local consumption, are facing challenges from climate change.
Indoor mushroom farms offer a local alternative to meat and imported mushrooms with high greenhouse gas emissions.