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Climate Change

Watch the CO2 levels go up and up and up...

Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change

The issue can be overwhelming. The science is complicated. Predictions about the fate of the planet carry endless caveats and asterisks.We get it. Read this New York Times article.

Did You Know?

86% of America’s fruits and vegetables are grown near metro regions, where they are in the path of development.

And every hour 125 acres (1.2 million acres annually) of farm and ranch land is gobbled up by development.

That's why supporting local food and farms is more important than ever!

(From No Farms No Food campaign of American Farmland Trust)