Recycling, conservation, desalinization plants and rain recovery systems for new residential and commercial projects will all help assure California's water security. A peripheral canal makes no sense economically or environmentally.
My wife's family farm in the Phillipines isn't agribusiness. But it isn't organic farming either. It follows a middle way that contains elements of both models, but closely resembles neither.
Growing Power is part of the reason New Agriculture finally feels accessible, but their decision to take support from a corporate giant places them squarely within the corporate framework.