Reclaiming the future of food and farming


Undue Influence

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Revolving doorMuch as the chemical industry complains about regulation, the regulatory process in the U.S. is largely captured by corporate interests. Corporations wield unmatched money and influence, and regulatory agencies rely on industry-funded studies, antiquated legal frameworks and inadequate enforcement tools.

Schools & Playgrounds

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Kids on playground

Playgrounds, daycare centers and schools: every parent hopes these are safe places, where children can flourish and grow. Unfortunately, pesticides used in and near schools and playgrounds can make children an unintended ‘frontline community,’ exposing them to dangerous chemicals just when their developing brains and bodies are especially vulnerable.

Rural Families

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Rural family

Rural life in the U.S. has long meant hard work and healthy living, and farm families and Indigenous communities have been steady stewards of the land. Yet since the advent of industrial agriculture after World War II, the on-the-ground reality of country life has changed.