Grabbing Land: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet

Land grabbing occurs when private investors, often encouraged by governments, purchase and take over control of farmland. This escalates food price volatility, food insecurity, and poverty, which is most burdensome on rural and developing areas.

Opinion | Getting Creative – How City Farmers Find Space to Do Their Jobs

Urban farmers are reclaiming empty lots, yards, abandoned parks, and even the patches of grass between sidewalks and roads in order to grow food — here’s why.

Providing Legal Aid for Farmers

Seventeen percent of current farmers struggle with land access. Twenty percent of past farmers left the field due to this burden. The recently released Farmland Access Legal Toolkit hopes to help.

Match making farm-seekers and retiring farmers with surplus land. It’s e-Farmony!

Suzanna Denison is passionate about linking landless, aspiring farmers with non-farming landowners and retiring farmers.

The Agricultural Aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria is the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico in almost a century. Major flooding and landslides have caused extensive damage to farmland and crops, and there is an urgent need for emergency food and water supplies.