Policy & Advocacy
This first of its kind study compares EU and U.S. regulations aimed at the meat industry, including labor, the environment, animal welfare and public health. It is done with the hope that it helps policymakers and citizens concretize the impacts of TTIP’s (de) regulatory agenda on an industry that requires drastic reform—an industry that is dramatically disconnected from citizen and consumer concerns about how meat is produced, who produces it and the long term negative impacts of this extractive model.
This work is a 120+ page book detailing our findings, profiling apprenticeship programs around the US, and a guide to starting an apprenticeship on your ranch or farm.
Food Systems, Sustainable Agriculture
A report on the problems with industrial agriculture and the need to transition to a diversified agroecological model.
Forestry, Sustainable Agriculture
A study of the effects of smart growth and sustainability initiatives on Maryland's farming and forestry.
Food Access, Food Systems, Local and Regional Food Systems
This urban agriculture toolkit lays out the common operational elements that most urban farmers must consider as they start up or grow their operations.
Inputs, Policy & Advocacy
A report on pesticide usage's disproportionate effects on children.
Food Access, Local and Regional Food Systems, Nutrition
This report explores diverse strategies to alleviate hunger and to promote access to healthy food in West Virginia.
Food Justice, Food Systems, Land Use
This review provides an overview of the documented sociocultural, health, environmental, and economic development outcomes of urban agriculture.
Food Hubs, Local and Regional Food Systems
Volume III of a USDA report series for food hubs, focusing on financial viability.
Equity, Food Access, Food Justice, Food Security
A report documenting the rise in Rural Poverty between 2003-2014, published by the USDA Economic Research Service.