Tag Archives: food systems

  • Blog
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    Postcards from Polyface

    Help share the experience of an inspiring weekend with the tribe...
    by Whitney

    Monday, June 28, 2021, 7:58 PM

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    Many of us are just returning from an invigorating weekend of learning and camaraderie at Polyface Farm in Swoope, VA.  Thanks to everyone who was a part of it!

    The core Peak team is feeling totally energized and inspired by the experiments in resilience we’re all engaging in and sharing with each other.

    Let’s keep the momentum going by pulling together some of our takeaways and reactions here.

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  • Blog
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    A Hopeful Place

    Connecting with each other and the systems we depend on at Polyface Farm
    by Whitney

    Sunday, June 20, 2021, 2:12 PM

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    “I mean, what a badass!” one of my students shouted across the lecture hall.

    A dozen or so others chuckled, then nodded their heads vigorously in agreement.

    “Did they miss the point and think he meant something else by the phrase, ‘I’m a grass farmer’,” I wondered?

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  • Daily Digest
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    Daily Digest 6/7 – Cost of Food Rises at Fastest Pace in Over a Decade, The Science Suggests a Wuhan Lab Leak…

    by Whitney

    Monday, June 7, 2021, 9:30 AM

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    Economy UN: Cost of Food Rises at Fastest Pace in Over a Decade Global food prices have jumped at their fastest monthly rate in over a decade, according to the United Nations.  The UN uses a broad index of global food costs, which have also climbed for 12 months in a row. Suppliers have been…

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  • Daily Digest
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    Daily Digest 5/24 — The World Economy Is Suddenly Running Low On Everything, Millions “Unwittingly Tracked” By Phone After Vaccination, Solar Storms Are Back…

    by Whitney

    Monday, May 24, 2021, 9:44 AM

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    ECONOMY & ENERGY The World Economy Is Suddenly Running Low on Everything Mattress producers to car manufacturers to aluminum foil makers are buying more material than they need to survive the breakneck speed at which demand for goods is recovering and assuage that primal fear of running out. The frenzy is pushing supply chains to…

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