Lexicon of Sustainability

Lexicon of Sustainability

For the past three years we have conversed with the foremost practitioners of sustainability in food and farming. They have shared their insights and experiences… and contributed their words to our rapidly growing Lexicon of Sustainability. To spread their knowledge our photography project has grown to include short films, study guides, traveling shows, a book and lastly a website where people can add their own terms to this ever-evolving lexicon. 

Articles
Watchword: Eating in Season
This week, the Lexicon of Sustainability explores the term "eating in season" as part of its Food List project.
Watchword: Traceability
This week, the Lexicon of Sustainability explores the term "traceability" as part of its Food List project.
Watchword: True Cost Accounting
This week, the Lexicon of Sustainability explores the term "true cost accounting" as part of its Food List project.
Watchword: Economies of Community
This week, Lexicon of Sustainability explores the term "economies of community" as part its Food List project.
Watchword: Food Waste
Forty percent of food in the U.S. never gets eaten. This week, Lexicon of Sustainability explores the term "food waste" as part its Food List project.
Watchword: Biodiversity
This week, Lexicon of Sustainability explores the word "biodiversity" as part its Food List project.
Watchword: Organic
This week, Lexicon of Sustainability explores the word "organic" as part its Food List project.
Watchword: Sustainability
What does "sustainability" mean? Learn more about this and other words that are key to a healthy food system and a healthy planet.
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