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Growing Food

Our Final Bite of Sushi?

Posted June 23, 2010

An adaptation of Paul Greenberg's book, “Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food,” is featured on the cover of The New York Times Magazine.

Industrial aquaculture's impact on the Pacific Northwest

By Mark Muller
Posted June 11, 2010

Anne Mosness has been a leader in raising concerns about aquaculture's impact on the health of native fish populations and the Pacific Northwest's marine ecosystems.

Truck Farm: Coming this fall to a film festival or community garden near you

By Mark Muller
Posted June 10, 2010

Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney successfully raised the final $15,000 to complete their forthcoming documentary Truck Farm

Havana Homegrown: Inside Cuba's Urban Agriculture Revolution

By Roger Doiron
Posted April 23, 2010

The organic and urban agriculture revolution under way in Cuba is nothing short of amazing. But what many don't know is the amount of hardship Cubans have been through to get to where they are.

The Exceptional Nature of Cuban Urban Agriculture

By Andy Fisher
Posted April 22, 2010

Among the adherents of the food security movement in the United States, many idolize Cuba’s experience in building a vibrant urban farming sector. Yet, Cuban urban agriculture, no matter how inspiring, is largely irrelevant to Americans.

Our Man in Havana: Sustainable Agriculture Thrives in Cuba

By Fred Bahnson
Posted April 22, 2010

With a stylish jean jacket and rakish cowboy hat adorning his six-foot frame, Miguel Salcines Lopez looks more like a Cuban John Wayne than a stooped, tired farmer. That’s part of his game: he wants to make agriculture attractive, especially to the younger generation.

Voices of Detroit Urban Gardeners: Halima Afi Cassells

By Alethia Carr
Posted March 31, 2010

In a metropolitan area without a true grocery store, it’s the residents of Detroit who are using their own hands to alter the food landscape.

Our Man in Havana: Sustainable Agriculture Thrives in Cuba

By Fred Bahnson
Posted March 25, 2010

With a stylish jean jacket and rakish cowboy hat adorning his six-foot frame, Miguel Salcines Lopez looks more like a Cuban John Wayne than a stooped, tired farmer. That’s part of his game: he wants to make agriculture attractive, especially to the younger generation.

Supporting the Next Generation of Farmers

Posted March 5, 2010

Zoё Bradbury is plowing the path for a new generation of young farmers and harvesting a good share of media attention along the way.

A Better Approach to Agricultural Assistance

By Mark Muller
Posted January 28, 2010

Build an Obama-Style Hoop House

Posted December 18, 2009

Meet the Fellows

Jenga Mwendo

Jenga Mwendo, a community organizer based in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward, focuses on strengthening community through urban agriculture.

Ideas in focus

Cultivating Leadership and Equity in the Food Movement

April 2013

The IATP Food and Community Fellows Program is coming to an end, but it's springtime for our work growing equity in the food system and cultivating diverse leadership in the movement.

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