• The Lexicon of Sustainability -- 57 (The Average Age of the American Farmer)
    S1 E23: 57 (The Average Age of the American Farmer)
    If the average age of the American farmer is 57, what happens when they retire? ...
    Air Date 6/18/2014
    0:02:46
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Food Security
    S1 E22: Food Security
    The politics and culture of food are often expressed in terms of food security ...
    Air Date 6/11/2014
    0:03:25
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Urban Farming
    S1 E21: Urban Farming
    By the end of the 20th century, nearly 80 percent of Americans lived in urban ...
    Air Date 6/4/2014
    0:02:50
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Water
    S1 E20: Water
    Agriculture depends on water, but in many parts of the world water is a scarce ...
    Air Date 5/28/2014
    0:03:24
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Land Trust
    S1 E19: Land Trust
    In some parts of the U.S., a farm is worth more for its real estate than for ...
    Air Date 5/21/2014
    0:02:37
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- GMOs
    S1 E18: GMOs
    GMOs, or Genetically Modified Organisms, are created when scientists take DNA ...
    Air Date 5/14/2014
    0:03:09
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Fair Trade vs. Direct Trade
    S1 E17: Fair Trade vs. Direct Trade
    When you buy food, you’re buying values: The values of the person who grows ...
    Air Date 5/7/2014
    0:03:03
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Antibiotic-Free
    S1 E16: Antibiotic-Free
    Nearly 80 percent of the antibiotics in the U.S. aren’t used on people. ...
    Air Date 4/30/2014
    0:02:32
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- What is Sustainability?
    S1 E15: What is Sustainability?
    Everything we do has consequences, even when hidden from view. Sustainability ...
    Air Date 4/23/2014
    0:04:14
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Terroir
    S1 E14: Terroir
    Judith Redmond of California’s Full Belly Farm explains that food is more than ...
    Air Date 4/16/2014
    0:01:56
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Traceability
    S1 E13: Traceability
    Studies show that nearly 1/3 of all fish consumers buy isn’t what they think ...
    Air Date 4/9/2014
    0:03:20
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Grass Fed
    S1 E12: Grass Fed
    Most cattle are finished on industrial feedlots, where they are fed a mix of ...
    Air Date 4/2/2014
    0:03:01
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Unconventional Agriculture
    S1 E11: Unconventional Agriculture
    Today, half the world’s food production—what we eat—depends on chemical ...
    Air Date 3/26/2014
    0:04:31
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Seeds
    S1 E10: Seeds
    In the last century nearly 75 percent of U.S. agricultural crops have ...
    Air Date 3/19/2014
    0:03:01
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
    S1 E9: Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
    What if you could buy fresh fruit and vegetables each week, grown by a local ...
    Air Date 3/12/2014
    0:01:44
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Economies of Community
    S1 E8: Economies of Community
    Economies of scale allows for industries to consolidate and become more ...
    Air Date 3/6/2014
    0:02:46
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Wheat or White?
    S1 E7: Wheat or White?
    Consumers learn how to tell the difference between whole wheat and white, while ...
    Air Date 2/27/2014
    0:03:01
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Food Waste
    S1 E6: Food Waste
    Did you know nearly 40 percent of food that’s grown, distributed, and bought ...
    Air Date 2/20/2014
    0:04:19
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Local vs. Organic
    S1 E5: Local vs. Organic
    Two farmers, Edwin Marty of Alabama’s Jones Valley Urban Farm and Jay Martin ...
    Air Date 2/13/2014
    0:03:16
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- True Cost Accounting: The Real Cost of Cheap Food
    S1 E4: True Cost Accounting: The Real Cost of Cheap Food
    By considering all of the external expenses factored out of the cost of food, an ...
    Air Date 2/6/2014
    0:02:57
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability -- Forage
    S1 E1: Forage
    Our earliest descendants were hunter/gatherers who foraged for their food, were ...
    Air Date 5/14/2012
    0:06:35