Amur Honeysuckle

Amur Honeysuckle

Policy proposal for Lawrence Park & Rec by Sustainability Action’s Michael Almon

Michael Almon  Proposal: Amur Honeysuckle Control by Parks & Recreation_12May15
Park & Rec’s response: Parks & Rec response_Amur Honeysuckle_8June15

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Crises by Design: A Brief Review of US Farm Policy

Crises by Design: A Brief Review of US Farm Policy

A look back at Farm and Food Policy from the perspective  of the 1980’s Farm Crisis

“Government intervention to stabilize grain prices hurt grain corporations and speculators who benefited from large fluctuations in the market. Effective supply management meant that fewer acres were planted, reducing the potential for increased sales of pesticides and fertilizers by chemical and oil companies. Finally, farmers with stable, secure incomes were less likely to borrow large amounts from insurance companies or banks.”

Read paper here: Crisis By Design