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A model for sustainable beef production

A model for sustainable beef production

Food production dominates land, water and fertilizer use and is a greenhouse gas source. In the United States, beef production is the main agricultural resource user overall, as well as per kcal or g of protein. Here, we offer a possible, non-unique, definition of ‘sustainable’ beef as that subsisting exclusively on grass and by-products, and quantify its expected US production as a function of pastureland use. 

The Case for a Local Economy

The Case for a Local Economy

This article makes a great argument for sustainable, local economies. Article written by Erica Etelson.