A recent study suggests reintroducing wild crops to bolster food security, restore local ecosystems, and improve community health in desert regions.
The American Southwest is a place of stunning biodiversity, which is being threatened by urbanization and habitat destruction. These organizations, many of which are rooted in indigenous communities, are working to protect and honor the region’s diversity.
Experiential education curriculum developer, Erin Bohm, sets the new standard for food education in drought prone regions. Highlighting the importance of soil health, crop variety, and community, drought-resilient education seeks to build a new generation of farmers and citizens.