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Kolby Peterson on farmers at the frontline of the climate crisis

Posted by Alex on December 12, 2019

This year’s National Farmers Union essay competition received a stellar submission from Young Agrarian’s own Kolby Peterson (YA Alberta Program Coordinator). She wrote about what it means to be a farmer during an era of climate change and how we can find hope in regenerative farming and building strong communities. The essay topic was “Farmers are on the frontline of the climate crisis. At this critical juncture when farmers must consider and employ climate adaptation and mitigation strategies, what does farming in a changing climate look like to you?”. Enjoy this burst of inspiration!  Hope Beneath Our Feet Kolby Peterson Like … Continue reading Kolby Peterson on farmers at the frontline of the climate crisis

Urban Stream: Food for the future, technology from the past (part2)

Posted by wesleysregan on September 09, 2012 5 Comments

For part 1 go here One of the oldest challenges facing all communities, but particularly larger cities, is how do we get all the things we need into the community and effectively deal with getting the waste or unwanted byproducts back out of the community? If there is a serious failure to create and regulate systems that enable this on either side of the equation a community is unsustainable. Your people will either starve as their homes fall apart, or they’ll be covered in garbage as they compete with rats, pigeons and cockroaches for supremacy of public spaces.  But while … Continue reading Urban Stream: Food for the future, technology from the past (part2)