Rural Climate Policy Priorities

The intent of this working document is to describe climate change concerns specific to rural communities in the United States and identify...

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Your Local Foodshed

We suggest you think of your local foodshed as 1) the area that you should look to first for your food and 2) the area you should feel most responsible for in terms of its overall health and ability to maintain sustainable food production.

Beyond Resilience

In order to maintain and increase our level of local food production, we need to ensure that our foodsheds are not only resilient to disruptions caused by climate change, but well-adapted to remain productive in a new and changing climate.

Mitigation is the Most Important Adaptation

Just as important, or actually more... read more

Local food is a powerful tool for improving health, local economies, social justice, and the environment—especially climate.  It is one of the most positive, effective, and enjoyable ways of addressing climate change, and can readily engage all people in your community in this effort.

What Can You Do?

Reduce greenhouse gases by eating more sustainably:
  • Eat local and choose from farmers using organic practices, building soil, using energy and water wisely, & restoring biodiversity.
  • Eat foods in... read more

The Resilience Blog is updated often to reflect the thoughts and work of Delta Land & Community. Visit the blog here.

The book "Southern Resilience and Sustainability: Food Systems, Farms, and Communities" can be read at this website. The book is over 300 pages with fourteen chapters and nine case studies, all available to read online.

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