The Lexicon of Sustainability


  • Food Security

    Food: deserts, security, sovereignty — terms, culture and politics for feeding the world.
  • Urban Farming

    Farming on rooftops and in vacant lots connects urbanites to where their food comes from.
  • Water

    Agriculture depends on water. Find out where our water comes from and how to conserve it.
  • Land Trust

    Land trusts can keep farms afloat when the real estate is worth more than the yield.
  • GMOs

    GMO labeling advocates want consumers to know about all the ingredients in their food.
  • Fair Trade vs. Direct Trade

    When you buy food, you’re buying values, values of those who grow, transport and sell it.
  • Antibiotic-Free

    Learn how and why nearly 80% of antibiotics in the U.S. are used on healthy animals.
  • What is Sustainability?

    Sustainability is an ideal rooted in the choices we make as consumers and producers.

About The Lexicon of Sustainability

<a href="; target="_blank">The Lexicon of Sustainability</a> is based on a simple premise: people can’t be expected to live more sustainable lives if they don’t even know the most basic terms and principles that define sustainability.