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“Good nutrition creates health in all areas of our existence.”

—T. COLIN CAMPBELL, PHD

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The Environmental Case For Free-Range Livestock?

The agricultural system is designed to provide for diets high in animal products. Nine in ten Americans consume meat regularly, and three in five agree that eating red meat is part of the American way of life. This attitude and practice run contrary to the science of nutrition.

US Food System

Consolidation in the Food System

This month a mega-merger was announced between Kroger and Albertsons that could have large ramifications for grocery shopping in American supermarkets while continuing the trend toward further consolidation.

Now Is the Time for Direct Action

Helping the environment isn’t as tricky as we think. Actions like learning plant-based recipes, reading food labels, and supporting local farmers’ markets can have a long-lasting impact.

3 Trees with Edible and Nutritious Leaves

3 Trees With Edible and Nutritious Leaves

Most people think of spinach and kale when they think of “leafy greens.” Joshua Wayne, our favorite forager, is here to point us toward another source of edible leafy greens: the trees. Some of these edible tree leaves may even be in your backyard.

Student Spotlight: Mike Garcia

Student Spotlight: Mike Garcia

Environmental horticulturist, 15-year vegan, and former student of two CNS certificate programs, Mike Garcia tells us his personal story and provides his expertise and several pearls of wisdom in this spotlight.

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