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The Lexicon of Sustainability is based on a simple premise: people can’t be expected to live more sustainable lives if they don’t even know the most basic terms and principles that define sustainability.

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  • 57 (The Average Age of the American Farmer)

    57 is the average age of US farmers. See what’s next in education and green collar jobs.


  • Food Security

    Food: deserts, security, sovereignty — terms, culture and politics for feeding the world.


  • Urban Farming

    Farming on rooftops and in vacant lots connects urbanites to where their food comes from.


  • Water

    Agriculture depends on water. Find out where our water comes from and how to conserve it.


  • Land Trust

    Land trusts can keep farms afloat when the real estate is worth more than the yield.


  • GMOs

    GMO labeling advocates want consumers to know about all the ingredients in their food.


  • Fair Trade vs. Direct Trade

    When you buy food, you’re buying values, values of those who grow, transport and sell it.


  • Antibiotic-Free

    Learn how and why nearly 80% of antibiotics in the U.S. are used on healthy animals.


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