Loss of biodiversity is one of the major threats to the world. Pollen nectar provides food for insects, which helps to pollinate our food crops, eat pests, and provide food for other wildlife. You can be part of the solution ... READ MORE
The Agroecology Systems Diagram was created in order to explain the relationships between agriculture, natural and urban systems. The diagram was created in a way that allowed it to be a complete image and well as breaking it into pieces of ... READ MORE
Did you know that University of Florida /IFAS researchers (scientists) are working on a new crop for the Florida industry: it is the Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Project!
I found out all this information when I attended one of three educational ... READ MORE
The Core Principles of Agroecology
How many ways can you introduce and define Agroecology? We tried a couple of ways for the first pair of posts in the 'What is Agroecology?' blog series. As we get deeper into the discussion and debate of the ... READ MORE
Revisiting What IS Agroecology
Last post we focused on introducing agroecology through its key areas (production, environment, and society) and its foundational principles (systems, production, biodiversity, and resilience). The agroecology ... READ MORE
What is Agroecology?
Agroecology is a paradigm for scientists and farming communities that prioritizes food production, environmental stewardship and social responsibility. Agroecological innovations build from the resource-constrained ways ... READ MORE