15 ways to celebrate agriculture on Earth Day

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Grist recently published this article highlighting Nourishing the Planet’s 15 solutions to promote sustainable and equitable agriculture on Earth Day.

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While farming is often blamed for many of our environmental problems, small-scale agricultural innovations offer long-term solutions to protect our most precious natural resources. These models help strengthen urban agriculture, improve water management, and increase soil fertility, while preserving the Earth’s natural biodiversity.

At a time when climate change and rising food prices are increasing global food insecurity, investment in these agricultural practices is essential.

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