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  • 'I kick myself for being so naive...'

    Ted Schroeder weighs in on the pros – and cons – of Oregon’s Measure 37

  • 'It's clear out of control ...'

    Bill Roses weigh in on the pros – and cons – of Oregon’s Measure 37

  • Saving water from the sky

    In Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands, Tucson author Brad Lancaster gives a hands-on inspirational guide for how to harvest the desert Southwest’s rare moisture

  • Poison in the Wind

    As suburban neighborhoods sprawl into California’s agricultural land, residents are faced with pesticide drift and other problems

  • With liberty, justice, and locally produced food for all

    In Fields That Dream: A Journey to the Roots of Our Food, Jenny Kurzweil illustrates how agricultural injustices can be combated by purchasing food from socially conscious local producers

  • Organics and biofuels bring independence

    More Montana farmers are starting to raise oilseed crops and produce their own biofuels to save on energy costs

  • Congress loosens organic standards

    Large-scale organic food producers have beaten back an attempt to strengthen national organic standards

  • Weighing our water options

    As the rapidly growing city of Las Vegas, Nev., schemes to find more water, it reminds those of us who live outside big cities that we also need to rethink the way we use water

  • Pueblo Indian Agriculture

    In Pueblo Indian Agriculture, James A. Vlasich explores the American Indian farms along New Mexico’s Rio Grande, delving into their difficult history and their current modest revival

  • A tasty history of the Southwest

    In Gardens of New Spain, William W. Dunmire tells the story of how Mediterranean plants and foods came to North America and changed the way its inhabitants eat

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