Us modern-day humans require a lot of food to keep us going, and we're craving more than ever. But as the world population continues its inevitable march upwards, the question must be asked: What happens when the planet is no longer able to keep up?
Earth Overshoot Day
"August 20 is Earth Overshoot Day 2013, marking the date when humanity exhausted nature's budget for the year."
UCLA students map L.A. County agriculture: 1,261 urban farming sites
"California is known as the produce basket of the nation, but until now, Los Angeles County evoked little of that bucolic bounty."
What is Sustainable Agriculture?
"Agriculture has changed dramatically, especially since the end of World War II. Food and fiber productivity soared due to new technologies, mechanization, increased chemical use, specialization and government policies that favored maximizing production. These changes allowed fewer farmers with reduced labor demands to produce the majority of the food and fiber in the U.S."