Farmers face many challenges trying to grow quality food in the midst of rapid climate change, storms, and economic instability. Jackson sheds light on how community gardens can create a network for rural and urban farmers to build local food systems in their communities.
Community leaders in Sampson County say the cumulative impacts of industry aren’t discussed enough. So we made a printed pamphlet about it.
The permit allows farms to bypass individual water quality review and public hearing processes when installing an anaerobic digester.
Bristol, Va. must plan for the site’s permanent closure and follow an expert panel’s suggested improvements. Community members have demanded some of them for months.
A series of interviews with disaster preparedness and recovery advocates about the work they’re doing—and the work that’s still left—in low-wealth communities, rural regions, and BIPOC communities most at risk of climate change and extreme weather.
At Benevolence Farm, residents live on site and help produce and sell food. Advocates say it’s a way to address major gaps in the rural justice system.
A little-known but powerful board steers affordable housing into segregated, poor neighborhoods where Black children have little chance to reach the middle class