With water shortages impacting populations worldwide, finding portable, affordable ways to produce clean drinking water is more important than ever. A new desalinization chip could be part of the solution.
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Dreaming of raising goats sustainably? Not sure where the money will come from? Turn to a new platform dedicated to crowdfunding sustainable food projects.
The World Health Organization estimates that lifestyle-oriented diseases will cost the global economy $30 trillion over the next 20 years (that includes smoking and alcohol abuse, as well as chowing down sugary and salt-laden snack foods). What’s going on here—why do we have such a massive health crisis? Don’t our experts have an incredibly deep […]
If you’re into fun techie stuff, you’ve probably seen 3D printers – devices that use melted plastic to “print” 3D designs. Dr. Liang Hao from Britain’s University of Exeter just released a 3D printer that works on the same principle, only instead of plastic, it prints chocolate.
The California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance recently introduced a new online Performance Metrics tool to complement its Sustainable Winegrowing Program.
Researchers are using sophisticated image processing techniques to better identify plants so that less herbicide can be used on our conventionally grown crops. This is obviously a good thing, as herbicides can be quite nasty to the environment and human health.
Targeting Gaps in the Food Supply Chain: Going Beyond Agricultural Production to Achieve Food Security
Agricultural production is only the first step in moving the world’s food from farm to fork…
Want to ditch the bottled water but aren’t sure where to find free sources of H20? Yeah, there’s an app for that.
Some day, you may be able to heat a single-sized serving cup of soup up at your desk, without a microwave, stove or even a match. It would be done with just the pull of a tab!
[social_buttons] If you have read some of my earlier posts you know that I see a positive, but actually quite limited role for “local food.” But there is a situation where the increased production of “local food” is not just a nice concept – it is a moral imperative. I’m talking about places like rural, sub-Saharan […]
Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) is a San Francisco, CA based system of 41 hospitals and medical centers in California, Nevada, and Arizona. This national leading Catholic hospital system is now leading the nation in more ways than one. CHW has made the decision to use food suppliers who have agreed to seek out alternatives to […]