The Ecology Center in Southern California

How To Identify Greenwashing in Sustainable Food

As sustainable food and agriculture increase in popularity, greenwashing also is on the rise. Greenwashing is when a business inaccurately gives the impression that their product is more environmentally sound than it is. The false information capitalizes on the growing demand for climate-friendly products for promotional purposes.  (more…)

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sheep are an example of managed grazing: regenerative agriculture

Methods of Regenerative Agriculture: Managed Grazing

Learn about managed grazing, a method of regenerative agriculture that works to mitigate the affects of livestock on climate change.

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Reducing Food Waste

Reduced Food Waste: A Multifaceted Solution?

Reducing food waste presents a logistical challenge; many initiatives to address food waste have focused on influencing consumer decisions.

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Agricultural landscape in Ardales, Malaga, Spain

[Forbes] Decreasing Your Carbon Footprint Through Abandoned Farmland Restoration

Different approaches to restoring abandoned farmland to carbon sinks include restoring native vegetation, establishing tree plantations, introducing livestock or implementing regenerative farming.

The Three Sisters in Agriculture: Corn, Beans and Squash

The Three Sisters: A Lesson in Sustainable Agriculture

At its core, sustainable agriculture strives to produce food using methods that are healthy for the environment and communities while allowing producers to earn a fair wage.

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colored tomatoes: agricultural biodiversity concept

Agricultural Biodiversity to End World Hunger

The growing global demand for food poses a grave challenge: How can we provide an increasing world population with a nutritious, adequate, and reliable food supply?

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strawberry field: regenerative agriculture concept

Regenerative Agriculture: Key Terms Explained

Regenerative agriculture is currently being touted as the choice solution for climate change mitigation efforts. But what is regenerative agriculture, and can it solve some of our most formidable challenges?

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