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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.

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: Business Insider

Author: Leanna Garfield

Patagonia’s latest product isn’t a winter coat or pair of boots, but its first-ever line of beer. Unlike standard brews, the new beer is the first to be made with Kernza, a breed…

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Publication: takepart.com

Author: Willy Blackmore

Patagonia Provisions’ Long Root Ale is the first commercial product ever made with the perennial grain kernza. Much of what remains of the once vast American prairie can be found…

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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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