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In 2004, Ken Greene was working at a tiny library in a small, Hudson Valley town when he got an idea: add seeds to the library's catalog.

That effort led to the creation of the first seed catalog in a public library in the country,...

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In the 1980s, ecological visionary John Todd noticed that too many friends from his Cape Cod hometown were dying of cancer.

The potential culprit? A concrete pit into...

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Bill McKibben is an environmental activist, founder of 350.org, and bestselling author of the novel The End of Nature. Here at the 2014 Where Do We Go From Here Conference, McKibben talks about recognizing that taking collective action...

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Food justice is the idea that everyone should have access to food that is fresh, healthy, and grown nearby. It also includes the principles that the local community is involved from farm to table and that workers are fairly treated and...

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1. You Can’t Separate Social Justice & Sustainability 

The interplay and interconnection between social justice and ecological sustainability was a major theme during the weekend gathering. 

Asked how white...

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Omega: How can people who might not garden, let alone farm, get involved in seed saving? 

Ken: One of the challenges I found when I started the Hudson Valley Seed Library was helping people understand...