Innovative Uses of Compost: Using Microorganisms Instead of Pesticides for Farming

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Although there are no clear results concerning the effect this had on the farming community, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, more and more farmers are decreasing…

Food For Thought (And Action!) Program

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In all, 366 households pledged, an outstanding response. Ninety-two percent felt more informed, 95% fulfilled all or some of their pledge and 94% planned to continue the actions…

Farmers' Attitudes and Behavior toward Sustainable Agriculture

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Petrzelka, P., Korsching, P. F. & Malia, J. E. (1996). Farmers' attitudes and behavior toward sustainable agriculture. Journal of Environmental Education, 28, 1, 38-44.

A mail survey of 151 Iowa farmers with membership in Practical Farmers of Iowa, a sustainable agriculture organization, was used to examine the attitude-behavior relationship of…

Behavioural Responses to Climate Change: Asymmetry of Intentions and Impacts

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Whitmarsh, L. (2009, March). Behavioural responses to climate change: Asymmetry of intentions and impacts. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29(1), 13-23.

In seeking to determine whether climate change mitigation strategies are effective, researchers and policy-makers typically use energy consumption as an indicator. UK government…

Using a Video Series to Encourage Urban Agriculture

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Julie Cook Waterloo July 07, 2020 06:16 PM

Hi all,

I have heard from a few different sources that many people are turning to gardening and other outdoor activities to help them cope during the pandemic. For anyone who…

Cooking during COVID

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Julie Cook Waterloo November 26, 2020 08:23 PM

Hi everyone,

For any of you that are working on food-related issues, you may already know that cooking from home has increased significantly since COVID (Statista, 2020; Acosta,…

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