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We are Underperforming...Why Can't We See That?

I’m hoping that soon enough the merging of public and private sectors will start looking at America as an organization as compared to a nation. Working on a change management project for an entire IT department, we put a metric on pretty much anything and everything – we even had values for the culture of the organization. 507 more words

Meet Senior Doc Crew: Latin Holden

My name is Latin Holden. My senior documentary is about UNHEALTHY EATING, and the health risks that it causes throughout the United States. I chose this topic due to seeing, and hearing about all these things that are found inside food. 358 more words

Meet The Crew

God bless the rains

Peace Corps Volunteers love to talk about food. When we have internet, we share pictures on each other’s walls of decadent brownie sundaes and deep dish pizzas. 987 more words

Peace Corps

Engaging Richmond in the Food Justice Movement: “For the love of the community”

RICHMOND, Va. – Claire Sadeghzadeh is the cucumber soup lady.

At least according to one woman who spotted Sadeghzadeh in Forest Hill Park last weekend and remembered her from a tasting she hosted earlier that month at Robinson Theater where cucumber soup was the featured dish. 942 more words

Writing Portfolio

Urban Farming is Radical, or How I Found an Inchworm in my Cabbage

Last week, I brought home some collard greens, kale, swiss chard, cabbage, eggplant, and jalapeño peppers. My stomach was empty and I couldn’t wait to sauté the vegetables in a pan with some coconut oil, salt, and pepper. 600 more words

Urban Agriculture

True Life: I Marched in the Largest Climate Demonstration in History

On Sunday, September 21st, I traveled to New York City for the People’s Climate March. I hadn’t done any climate related work in a while but even in this small way, I had to show my solidarity. 1,286 more words

Musings

Photo Essay: What's Growing in West Virginia's Urban Ruins?

Oh, my goodness, this is a great, encouraging article about Wheeling, WV, another Rust Belt town turning to urban farming as a way of rejuvenating the city, the land and its people. 239 more words

Human Evolution