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Originating in Europe in the 16th century, botanic gardens are found in nearly every country in the world.
Thanks to the participation of 250 experts from all around the world, the International Symposium on Food Security and Nutrition in the Age of Climate Change (hereafter “Symposium”) highlighted the importance of food and agricultural systems in the figh
“Soil pollution” refers to the presence in the soil of a chemical or substance out
of place and/or present at a higher than normal concentration that has adverse
Crop wild relatives are potential sources of traits for crop improvement, especially for developing varieties tolerant to biotic and abiotic stresses. Wild food plants, on the other hand, constitute important components of the diets of many people.
This session aims to showcase the diverse ways vegetable gardens at various institutions address important subjects such as education, ornamental display, food production, community outreach, and even climate change.
It is not always about the size of the garden or the diversity of plants. Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden is situated in the Historic District of Kernersville, North Carolina.
How can we captivate audiences through the bounty of our gardens? Food crops are one of the most approachable plant-related topics and can be a gateway to broader plant conservation discussions.
This document is a condensation of the input of 60 experts from academia, state and local government, and the nonprofit sector who gathered in Chicago in 2010 to outline the range of issues which need to be addressed in order to safely grow food on form
A resource created by USDA’s Know Your Farmer team to help entrepreneurs and community leaders successfully create jobs and increase access to healthy food through urban agriculture.
This report identifies research and education/outreach priorities, as well as the need to integrate these efforts across agriculture, food, nutrition, and health care systems to make a positive difference on human health and chronic disease. America’s l