People who read this column know that I promote the benefits of supporting natural habitats. The notion of a clean and neat looking agricultural property with crops surrounded by bare soil and neatly mown turf grass is still a strong image. more

Jul 7, 2016 12:39 PM Environment

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Photo by Kim Elsasser

Concepts like biodiversity, conservation, interactive, plant science, niche markets, microclimate, and even a look into a food forest are some of the topics explored in this Annual Innovation Issue. Find them and you’ll feel inspired too! more

Jul 7, 2016 12:35 PM Publishers View

Sustainability, in the wine business, as with most other industries, is a timely and exciting wave that is changing the business world, turning challenges into opportunities. more

Oct 8, 2015 12:00 AM Environment

SOS Stewardship

Jessica Hobden, SOS Stewardship Program

Biodiversity—we hear a lot about how important it is, but it is not easy to figure out what difference it makes and what we can do about it. more

Apr 8, 2013 3:21 PM Environment