Raising the Steaks: The High (and Rising) Costs of Meat

The price of meat, particularly beef, will increase dramatically in the United States during 2013. These price spikes will likely affect not only what people eat at home, but also eventually how our meat is produced.

Climate Change Has Severe Implications for the Future of Agriculture

The significant heat increase this past year has caused severe damage to crops across the world, and illustrates how climate change will likely have serious ramifications for agriculture on a global level.

When Food Strikes: Falling Victim to Foodborne Illnesses

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one in six Americans (or 48 million people) contract a foodborne illness every year, and 128,000 people become hospitalized and 3,000 die.

Oregano: An Aromatic Antibiotic?

Returning to more aromatic antibiotic alternatives, like oregano oil, might play a key part in quelling the growing resistance to drugs.

Quinoa: Key to Global Food Security?

Expanding cultivation of quinoa into more countries can help contribute to global food security for the planet’s nearly 1 billion hungry people.

Ethiopian Land Reform Fostering Gender Equality and Economic Productivity

The Ethiopian government has taken enormous steps in the past decade to protect a woman’s right to land ownership in the interest of bolstering national productivity

Private Property: How Landowners Trespass on Migrant Workers’ Rights

Making sure migrant workers have access to basic legal, health, and educational services is essential to creating a more balanced relationship between landowners and workers.

Creative data and app-based initiatives for resolving hunger

Projects that connect current technology and social entrepreneurship to fight hunger

Fracking Up Our Food System

Farmland health is not currently a priority over the common practice of fracking as a new fuel source. This article explores what fracking is and what needs to be done to improve the health of our farmland.