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How urban farming may be key to reclaiming our food sovereignty (Interview with Greg Peterson of Urban Farm U)

On this podcast episode, Greg Peterson sheds light on how urban farming may be the answer to addressing the affordability and accessibility of healthy grown foods; why we should get inspired to grow some of our own foods even if we have the convenience of being close to supermarkets; what we need to realize a world of ecological balance, intersectional sustainability, and true abundance and wellness for all; and more.

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Accepting there is no orthodoxy in environmentalism to activate everyone

Hear about why the dominant narrative that we're destructive as humans actually does our work for sustainability a disservice; the importance of accepting that there are a wide variety of ways people connect with and help protect nature; how we can come together to create a larger positive impact through collective action; and more.

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Why we need to center green living around accessibility and entertainment

Hear about how her adventures dumpster diving led her to see how wasteful our consumerist-driven society has become; how to engage those not already mindful of their environmental impact without pushing them away; the importance of making sustainability attainable and accessible; and more.

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Shifting our mindset on money to embrace the social good it can be used to support

Devin shares how we can shift our money mindset to be unafraid to work with it so that we can better use it for good; how do the issues of disease, poverty, and climate change relate to one another; and more.

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Why supporting community-based organizations may be key to environmental justice

Peggy discusses why we need to simultaneously support local, small, and community-based organizations; the importance of making sure that key decisions, policies, and solutions are made in the presence of people from a diversity of backgrounds; and more.

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Making sustainability accessible to accelerate our progress towards a healthier future with 1% For the Planet's Kate Williams

Kate shares some ways in which nonprofits can really shine and accomplish things that even purpose-driven businesses may not be able to; why it is so important for sustainability to be inclusive of everybody, no matter our backgrounds, abilities, differences in beliefs, or accessibility, and more.

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Humbling modernity while dreaming up a truly sustainable future

Ayana talks about what it means that a lot of our current efforts to 'go green' could just be facades or short term solutions that might create another set of unintended problems, how to deal with the loneliness and rage that might come from having woken up to a lot of our systemic issues which a lot of people around us might still not see, and more.

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