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Tag: local food

  • Why You Should Shop at the Farmers Market

    Why You Should Shop at the Farmers Market

    In honor of National Farmers Market Week, a staffer who used to work at the market tells us why farmers markets are valuable community resources.

  • Two Birds, One Stone: Green Roof Gardening in the City

    Two Birds, One Stone: Green Roof Gardening in the City

    Cutting carbon emissions and fostering healthier eating habits can go hand-in-hand.

  • How Green is Local Food?

    How Green is Local Food?

    Local food proponents often claim that food grown close to home helps prevent global warming because it requires less fossil fuels to transport, generating fewer greenhouse gas emissions than conventionally produced food. But just how green is local food?

Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
  • Why You Should Shop at the Farmers Market

    Why You Should Shop at the Farmers Market

    In honor of National Farmers Market Week, a staffer who used to work at the market tells us why farmers markets are valuable community resources.

  • Two Birds, One Stone: Green Roof Gardening in the City

    Two Birds, One Stone: Green Roof Gardening in the City

    Cutting carbon emissions and fostering healthier eating habits can go hand-in-hand.

  • How Green is Local Food?

    How Green is Local Food?

    Local food proponents often claim that food grown close to home helps prevent global warming because it requires less fossil fuels to transport, generating fewer greenhouse gas emissions than conventionally produced food. But just how green is local food?