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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 is garnering coverage.  Feel free to peruse this chronological list of articles, or review the articles on a specific topic using the category filters.

If you’re looking for a list of Land Institute researchers’ articles in scholarly journals, visit our Scientific Publications page.

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Publication: grindtv.com

Author: Johnie Gall

A cooler full of beer is practically a staple of a good day of climbing or mountain biking. Now, that cooler can be stocked a little more responsibly. … full…

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Publication: Civil Eats

Author: Cat Wolinski

A new beer from Patagonia Provisions and Hopworks Urban Brewery is made with Kernza, a perennial grain designed to save water, protect soil, and absorb carbon. Long Root Ale, a…

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Publication: Outside Magazine

Author: AC Shilton

Patagonia wants to change our food supply, starting with a brew that features a unique, sustainable new grain Patagonia has already mastered the puffy and successfully launched a line of sustainable…

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Publication: Bloomberg Businessweek

Author: Bradford Wieners

Executives at the outdoor apparel company are sick and tired of Big Food’s greenwashing. Yvon Chouinard, the short, bluff, fatalistic founder of Patagonia, the company renowned for its pricey parkas,…

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Publication: KCUR, Central Standard

Author: Frank Morris

Salina, Kansas, may seem an unlikely Mecca for environmental activists, but it is thanks to the Land Institute. The Land Institute started with the bold idea that for farming to…

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Publication: Washington Post

Author: Jane Black

It didn’t look like much: Just a little bag of brown grains. I whizzed them in the blender to make flour, then cooked up a batch of pancakes. They looked…

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Publication: Huffington Post

Author: Craig Bowron, MD FACP

Last weekend, along the high banks of the Smoky Hill River a few miles south of Salina, Kansas, more than a thousand revolutionaries from all over the country gathered to…

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Publication: http://www.24Hoursofreality.org

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Publication: www.permaculture.co.uk

Author: Winifred Bird

The British website www.permaculture.co.uk published an article featuring our work, which focuses on developing perennial grains that can be grown in polycultures so as to make the most of ecosystem…

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Publication: Yale Environment 360

Author: Winifred Bird

Scientists have long sought to create a perennial rice that would avoid the damage to the land caused by the necessity of planting annually. Now, Chinese researchers appear close to…

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Publication: Salina Journal

Author: Michael Strand, Salina Journal

Land Institute scientist David Van Tassel had spent several years working with the maximilian sunflower, trying to develop yet another candidate for the field of mixed perennials that is the…

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Publication: NOVA

Author: Brooke Borel

It’s a cycle nearly as old as human history. Plow, plant, harvest, and repeat. It worked for our ancestors, and it’s working for us now, though with ever more problems,…

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