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Book Review: Emergent Strategy

The concepts of Emergent Strategy build on biomimicry, the process of imitating the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems. The first half of the book focuses on exploring these elements individually and how they apply to social organizing.

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Book Review: Good Apples: Behind Every Bite

The apple. So simple and sweet. It can be found in school children’s lunchboxes and on teacher’s desks. In a bowl on the kitchen counter. On trees in backyards and in multi-generational family-owned orchards. Apples are as American as pie. Yet, taking a look at the apple and all the complexities of growing, picking, marketing, and selling this favorite fruit can give us an insight into how the food and farming system functions – and who profits from it - in the United States today.

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Book Review: Land Justice: Re-imagining Land, Food, and the Commons in the United States

During the few quiet spells that punctuated the weeks of exhilarating but exhausting summer work on our farm, I eagerly sought out space to indulge in a powerful new book by Food First. Land Justice: Re-imagining Land, Food, and the Commons in the United States was released in June 2017. Each writer in this anthology rewarded my time with deep thought-provoking narratives.

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