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Over the years, The Land Institute has been recognized in popular media coverage as a thought leader on a wide range of issues including agriculture, sustainability, culture, and more.  More recently our perennial crop breeding and ecological intensification research are garnering coverage, and the newly formed ecosphere studies program is attracting attention.  Feel free to peruse this chronological list of articles, or review the articles on a specific topic using the category filters.

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Publication: World Economic Forum

Author: Douglas Broom

There’s a new food we are all likely to hear a lot more about in the future. Developed from wheatgrass, ‘Kernza’ is being hailed as a weapon against climate change…

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Publication: The Seattle Times

Author: Colin McCrate

As someone who has spent much of his life working in agriculture, I think a lot about the costs and benefits of various methods of food production. Our food system…

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Publication: West Central Research and Outreach Center

Author: Andrea Johnson

Many consumers are looking for alternative foods that taste great, are healthy and help improve soil health. Because of this great interest, researchers are studying Kernza®, a new perennial grain…

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Publication: NPR

Author: Dan Charles

This past week in San Francisco, food writers and environmentalists gathered to taste some breakfast cereal. This particular cereal had an ingredient — the milled seeds of a little-known plant…

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Publication: PR Newswire

Cascadian Farm™, a pioneer in the organic food movement, is working to advance climate-beneficial foods with the launch of its small-batch, limited-edition Honey Toasted Kernza® cereal. The brand has released…

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Publication: Fast Company

Author: Adele Peters

When Patagonia decided to go into the beer business, part of the motivation was fighting climate change: The key ingredient in its beer, a grain called Kernza, is particularly good…

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Publication: Geek.com

Author: Lee Matthews

You might turn to Patagonia if you were in the market for a rugged duffel or a breathable, waterproof jacket. But did you know you can also turn to Patagonia…

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Publication: Resilience

Author: Wes Jackson, Robert Jensen

No farmer has ever gone out to the barn to start the day and discovered that a baby tractor had been born overnight. For farmers who work with horses, the…

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Publication: Dirt Rag

Author: Brett Rothmeyer

Patagonia is expanding its line of adult beverages that it produces in conjunction with Hopworks Urban Brewery in Portland Oregon. The Long Root Wit is a classic Belgian-style wit beer…

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Publication: The Manual

Author: Pat Evans

After almost three years, Patagonia is growing its beer family. The company’s food product line, Patagonia Provisions, has released its second beer, Long Root Wit. The sustainably focused company brews the beer…

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Publication: Gates Notes

Author: Bill Gates

I’m done with cow farts. I’ve written about them several times over the last six months, and I bring them up in polite conversation more than I should. In my defense, I have…

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Publication: Fast Company

Author: Ben Paynter

Here’s a seemingly obvious quote from Bill Gates about how to sustain life on earth: “[A]t the end of the day, people have to eat.” It doesn’t take a genius…

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