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Regenerating Sonora: Applying Regenerative Principles and Practices

April 8, 2021 ,Comments Off on Regenerating Sonora: Applying Regenerative Principles and Practices

with special guest Christopher Casillas. POCACITO met Chris when visiting Superior, Arizona in 2019. We are so glad to have him join us online. Regeneration goes well-beyond agriculture. See how a small Arizona town is using regenerative principles and practices to better serve life in their community. By the end of this…

How to overcome the challenges of online shopping, 11/4/20

October 19, 2020Comments Off on How to overcome the challenges of online shopping, 11/4/20

With the spread of COVID-19, online shopping has seen a massive increase across the globe. Online retail has spurred a massive growth of packaging in recycling streams, but also is a growing contributor to air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and congestion. This is true just as well in the United States…

Carolina Farm Trust – building resilient communities

September 10, 2020 ,,Comments Off on Carolina Farm Trust – building resilient communities

Alex Alcorn is currently the Director of Marketing and Communications at Carolina Farm Trust, a Charlotte-based non-profit serving North and South Carolina. Alex is a community organizer and public health professional with expertise in organizational strategy, community engagement, and public policy.  This presentation continues our discussion of how justice, food,…

Closing the Loop – zero 3

June 22, 2019Comments Off on Closing the Loop – zero 3

with Jason Morenikeji, Director, Urban Farming Company. The Urban Farming Company uses circular economy thinking to reduce economic and ecological food footprints. Their solution – called Zero3 (www.zero3.io) – explores the value potential of the organic waste flowing through our cities. With the vision of creating a zero waste, zero…