MESA’s online certificate course in applied agroecology is an opportunity for learners to network with farmers and food advocates worldwide, and gain a holistic understanding of agroecology in seven lessons that encompass academic, scientific, socio-political, and traditional knowledge.
Nichole Cirillo talks accountability in our food system, why reconnecting to our food supply might be the biggest advantage we can give our food system, and how one simple diet change can have far-reaching impacts.
Oliver Gottfried works around the United States and the world, focusing on farm workers rights, elevating their voices so that they can pursue better lives. He urges consumers to get to know their food system so that we can all take action when injustices arise.
Monique Mikhail looks for food system solutions by trading in big agribusiness for support of small-scale, ecological farmers. She calls for investment sustainability that is spear-headed by the current generation and an education system that passes on that knowledge to future generations.
Mount Zero Olive Grove, and the Barengi Gadjin Land Council, representing traditional landowners, have collaborated to respectfully hand harvest salt each year from a significant Aboriginal site.
Under Contract: Farmers and the Fine Print gives a voice to farmers who are trapped in merciless production contracts. The documentary allows farmers and industry experts to describe how production contracts—the new face of modern agriculture—is reshaping rural America
Brad McNamara discusses the future of urban farming and technology, and why the key to creating positive agricultural changes is providing the opportunity and power to regular people from all walks of life to get involved in the food system.
Check out how these 11 people and organizations are alleviating hunger, forging new attitudes about food, and partaking in vital research to better our relationship with food.