Calories:the measure of the amount of energy that food produces. An important issue in economic justice concerns the quality and quantity of food calories available to different populations.
Capitalism:a growth-oriented economic system in which industry, trade and finance are controlled by private owners for profit rather than the workers they employ for a set wage.
Carrying capacity:the potential of a geographical area to generate enough food to support the population living within that area.
Circular economics:a framework rooted in ecological ethics and practices in which byproducts, including waste, are recycled back into nature for the purpose of reproduction.
Civic activism:education, engagement, and participation in the promotion of resilience and adaptation in a community facing social and environmental change.
the shared material and non-material resources that we inherit from the past, create and use in the present, then conserve and sustain for future generations.
Conservation Basin:a large low-lying area which is fed by surface water and groundwater and is measured to protect agriculture from sediment, erosion or drainage.
Cooperatives:worker-owned and operated businesses where members have a voice and a financial stake in the organization and provide local goods and services to the community at a reasonable cost.
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