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Greg Watson on Equity, Land and Community

Greg Watson, the current Director for Policy at the Schumacher Center for a New Economics, gave a Log Lunch talk that focused on the question of how to reconcile environmental quality with economic equality and equity. He emphasized the importance of equity, because it is not enough for… Continue reading »

Roots Rising: Connecting Youth With Land

April 26th, 2019 Jamie Samowitz and Jessica Vecchia are the co-directors of Roots Rising, a youth development program in Pittsfield, MA. Their mission is to empower youth and build community in a place where many young adults need extra guidance. Jess Samowitz (left) with Jamie Vecchia Adolescence is a… Continue reading »

Dr. Art Gold on Fiji’s Coral Coast

April 12th, 2019 Dr. Art Gold, a professor of watershed hydrology at the University of Rhode Island, spoke at Log Lunch today about the degradation of Fiji’s coral coast due to excess nitrogen. High levels of nitrogen entering the coastal waters results in Sargassum… Continue reading »

Judith D. Schwartz on Writing Regenerative Agriculture

March 8th, 2019 At this Log Lunch, Judith Schwartz gave a lecture on the research she’s been doing as a freelance writer and journalist. Her most recent book, Cows Save the Planet, is about soil, in short. But it is also about busting environmental myths, like the common argument that… Continue reading »