Lack of funding brings Food Allianceâ€™s certification program to a halt, while a volunteer board keeps the nonprofitâ€™s sustainable-agriculture standards intact.
An extension of the 2008 Farm Bill, rolled into Congressâ€™ fiscal-cliff deal, prioritizes big ag, leaving sustainable-farming advocates worried about the future of small-scale farming.
Photo courtesy Southern SARE Each year, Camp T.U.R.F. provides at-risk youth with hands-on activities at botanical gardens, field research stations, greenhouses and more. Over a two-week period this June, Oklahoma State University Extension hosted its 2012 Camp T.U.R.F. (Tomorrowâ€™s Undergraduates Realizing the Future). Through the program, at-risk youth â€” all entering their freshman or sophomore […]