The Path to “REALtimeFOOD” in Japan

Posted September 4, 2016

A tour of food, art, ecology, and culture that brings international creatives together with local villages to explore knowledge…

Life and Death in the Field

Posted May 29, 2016

We have a serious choice to make today, one that will effect whether or not our children and grand children can live happily on this earth…

Generations of a One Straw Revolution in Berkeley

Dinner after the screening at Mino and Fusako's home

Posted March 30, 2016

Sometimes things align just right, and it feels extraordinary…

Being Human: A Visit with Yoshikazu Kawaguchi

Posted July 22, 2015

Kawaguchi teaches us a lot about what freedom is, he broadens our view of what it means to be human…

What Would Happen if We all Grew Food?

A Fall sunset in California's Central Valley (photo: P.M. Lydon, Final Straw)

Posted May 13, 2015

How many people could all the empty yards in a suburban block feed if they were put to use growing food?

Solving Soil Loss is Simple, But Requires a Mindset Change

Yoshikazu Kawaguchi at his Akame Farm School in Japan (photo: Patrick M. Lydon | Final Straw)

Posted May 4, 2015

Feeding the world by changing how we think about food and human nourishment…

2013 Year in Review

Posted December 28, 2013

We hope you’ll enjoy this ‘thank you,’ and a photo and word overview of our major milestones during 2013…

Edinburgh: Exhibition Opening Recap

Final Straw Panel Discussion at Edinburgh College of Art with Emily Brady, Mike Small, Ben Twist and Chris Fremantle.

Posted November 27, 2013

A room of the ecologically open-minded gathered in Edinburgh, Scotland to talk about art, food, and sustainability.

A Garden of Mother Nature

Posted October 30, 2013

Suhee recounts her recent visit to harvest natural rice with American and Korean volunteers…

[HUMAN:NATURE] Symposium in Japan

Mr. Matsuzawa lectures at the [HUMAN:NATURE] symposium in Megijima, Japan.

Posted August 12, 2013

The past few months have been full of art, farming, community, and finding new appreciation of nature…