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2013 Growing Green Awards

A Good Bug Doesn't Mean a Dead Bug

Larry Jacobs | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green
Larry Jacobs

The reality of our dependence on toxic pesticides in the United States and around the world can be hard to stomach. The toxic chemicals we spray on our crops aren't just killing pests.

Fresh, Healthy Food: Coming to a Corner Store Already Near You

Brianna Almaguer Sandoval | Posted 06.09.2013 | Green
Brianna Almaguer Sandoval

While corner stores are often viewed negatively and blamed for contributing to the obesity epidemic, I've had the privilege over the past four years to view corner stores in a new light: as critical allies in improving the health of our communities.

Renewing Our Community's Agricultural Life From Loss in South Central Los Angeles

Tezozomoc | Posted 06.08.2013 | Green

Too often, the same people who work our fields during the day, planting and harvesting fresh produce, spend their evenings in line at the local food bank.