On this episode of Building Local Power, ILSR’s Linda Bilsens Brolis and Sophia Hosain speak with Emma Jagoz, owner of Moon Valley Farm in Maryland. Their discussion focuses on the importance of supporting local food systems and how Emma’s farm is operated with community and sustainability in mind.… Read More
ILSR has actively worked with state officials and legislators for years to move Maryland forward on composting wasted food and other organics. Now, four new bills recently became law that will further advance composting in Maryland.… Read More
Host Stacy Mitchell speaks with Leah Douglas, a reporter covering the political economy of food. They discuss corporate concentration in the food industry and the future of American farming. … Read More
Joe Maxwell of the Organization for Competitive Markets details how our economy is tilted against family farms and rural communities, and how he’s working to build a political movement to change that.… Read More
The newly installed White House Kitchen Garden speaks to an important throughline in American history and could be a profound new symbol of community reuse, wealth and self-reliance, all of which are vital to strengthening local economies across the country.
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