The Ecology of a Cracker Childhood author talks the pandemic, climate change, and why we need to fall in love with our places.
Without emergency alerts in Spanish, Latino immigrants in rural North Carolina can’t prepare for storms
Each hurricane season, eastern North Carolina braces for the worst. But emergency planning, response and recovery efforts neglect a major marginalized population: rural Latinos.
Emails obtained by Facing South reveal that as workers and community advocates begged for the closure of poultry plants, government and company officials worked closely to present a united front — and keep them open.
Farmers, activists and city planners nationwide are pivoting in light of the pandemic’s impact on food access. In Mississippi, that also means restoring a fraught connection with land.
The Longs are multigenerational Indigenous farmers in the South. Like most farmers, they need on-the-ground support from extension agents.
Georgia farmers are pitted against Florida fishers in legal battle over water rights that’s worsening with climate change — and the case may soon be coming to a head.
The rapidly growing hemp industry could be a boon for farmers who once relied on tobacco.