Chef Rob Connoley is trying to tell a more complete story of the Ozarks with his research and restaurant.
Successes in farming communities from Nepal to Guatemala hold lessons for those in the U.S. who see small-scale farms as one way to build resilience. Though each success story is different, the communities often share three commonalities.
Though undervalued and neglected, Warwick Junction’s informal food traders support urban life, food security, and cultural heritage in Durban, South Africa.
In Tucson, Arizona, the nonprofit Native Seeds/SEARCH maintains a ‘library’ full of heritage seeds indigenous to the Southwestern US and Mexico. Several distribution programs return these seeds to Native Americans who historically incorporated the crops in their daily diets.