Is a vegan diet the answer to our water crisis? It just may be.
When you dig into the the realities of our food system, you find truths you don’t want to know. Such is the case with farmworkers’ conditions.
Nearly 900 million people go to bed hungry, and we need the 500 million family farmers around the globe to help. Family farms are more important than ever.
Urban farming is experiencing a renaissance. And Keith “Fathom” Cross sings about it in a catchy, current tune he wrote titled Home Grown. Tune in here.
A big part of global food security is about increasing yields, and Kenyan farmers are doing just that with the help of a local tree.
Lester R. Brown is a renowned advocate for sustainable agriculture, but he has roots as a small farmer. In his new book – Breaking New Ground – he shares a personal account of his life.
Last year I contributed to a Kickstarter campaign to fund a movie about sustainability: Growing Cities — a film about urban farming in America. Sneak peek!
When you think about sustainable agriculture, you probably don’t think of desert farming, but Sahara Forest Project is producing food in Qatar with less water.
Getting the most out of food is always a worthwhile goal, whether you’re buying it in bulk at a big warehouse or growing your own in a backyard microfarm. One [ … ]
Have you bought your 2014 calendars yet? If not, Whole Planet Foundation, a nonprofit established by Whole Foods Market, wants to help. Hint: It’s a deal!
I just learned about an unexpected farming technique called “dry farming”. Turning off the tap leads to sweeter, more nutritious produce. Want to learn more?
In a report released last week researchers reveal growing pest resistance in IL cornfields, despite crop rotation aimed at slowing the steadily growing problem. The findings contribute to a growing body of evidence that GMO-driven agriculture fails the sustainability scratch test, despite well-funded industry hype.
It’s National Farmers Market Week! What will you do to celebrate your local farm families and their bounties? Here are five ideas to inspire you.