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On just over an acre of land, Linda Geronilla’s home stands out from others in the neighborhood. It’s not the solar panels on her home’s roof that won her national awards for energy conservation but... Read more
By The Sprout, Jul 9
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Organic food means many different things to many people. Some point to organic certification as the gold standard to reducing the environmental impacts of farming while ensuring that farmers make a... Read more
By The Sprout, Jul 9
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A solution to some of the biggest problems facing farmers, and some of the biggest environmental challenges in the state, has deep roots in Iowa’s past. Roughly 85 percent of Iowa’s 36 million... Read more
By The Sprout, Jun 20
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The ontology and ecology of food Food is not a commodity, it is not “stuff” put together mechanically and artificially in labs and factories. Food is life. Food holds the contributions of all... Read more
By The Sprout, Jun 18
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Durable, malleable and attractive – Leather is arguably among the most globally prevalent materials, both historically and today. But it’s credentials in terms of ethics and sustainability are not... Read more
By The Sprout, Jun 17
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