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Climate Change Global Food Security and the U.S. Food System

The Climate Change, Global Food Security, and U.S. Food System assessment represents a consensus of authors and includes contributors from 19 Federal, academic, nongovernmental, and intergovernmental organizations in four countries,...

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3/1/18
Agriculture and the Future of Food: The Role of Botanic Gardens

The more than 320 million Americans alive today depend on plants for our food, clothing, shelter, medicine, and other critical resources. Plants are vital in today’s world just as they were in the lives of the founders of this great...

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3/1/18
Food-Related Programming in Public Gardens

The purpose of this research was to investigate the prevalence and depth of food-related programs currently offered by members of the American Public Gardens Association. This research is comprised of two parts, survey and interviews...

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3/1/18
Exploring Culinary Arts Programs at Public Horticulture Institutions

Demand for food and beverages that are locally grown and made, organic, and nutritious has been on the rise in recent years, and many public gardens are recognizing the interest in and need for programming about these topics. Public...

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12/4/17
Rewiring Food Systems to Enhance Human Health and Biosphere Stewardship

Food lies at the heart of both health and sustainability challenges. We use a social-ecological framework to illustrate how major changes to the volume, nutrition and safety of food systems between 1961 and today impact health and...

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10/23/17
Growing Degree Days

Growing degree days have been used widely for both agriculture and horticulture purposes since the 1950s to track temperature accumulation. Without the stress of drought or other unusual weather conditions, plants typically grow in a stepwise fashion...

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10/28/15

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