Day: April 14, 2021

FRC’s Sustainability Series culminates April 22 – Plumas County Newspapers

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Feather River College’s Spring Sustainability Series concludes with one final event on Earth Day, April 22, at 6:45pm. Exploring the topic “Environment + Race: Recreation Access and Public Lands,” panelists Faith E. Briggs, Mario Guel, Nizhoni O’Connell, and Maurice Huynh will discuss their experiences and perspectives. The four…

Rachel Bezner Kerr: Taking a farmer-led approach to food justice | Cornell Chronicle – Cornell Chronicle

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Over the last few decades, the government of Malawi provided farmers in the country with subsidies to purchase synthetic fertilizers and commercial maize seed. Over time, the subsidy programs transformed thousands of small farming operations into primarily maize fields, and increased reliance on purchased inputs. It was a…