Agriculture

Dan Barber and Kathleen Merrigan on the Power of Deliciousness

Chef Dan Barber and Kathleen Merrigan talk about how policy and the culinary industry can transform agriculture through taste.

Drought in the Southwest Forces Food Education to Adapt

Experiential education curriculum developer, Erin Bohm, sets the new standard for food education in drought prone regions. Highlighting the importance of soil health, crop variety, and community, drought-resilient education seeks to build a new generation of farmers and citizens.

Opinion | 5 Agricultural Practices that can make #EarthDay4Insects

ILM is the process through which community stakeholders come together across sectors and interests to collaboratively plan and design their environment, agreeing on sustainable ways to use land.

“The farmer is literally hedging their bets” in Eastern and Southern Africa

Drought tolerant crops that deliver nutrition and income to farmers could bring more food security to the region. Dr. Moses Siambi from ICRISAT explains how relying on single, water-intensive crops during dry periods can be risky.

Food Organizations Join Forces to Reintroduce Neglected Crops to Global Ecosystems

Many forgotten foods may hold the key to improving the livelihoods of farmers, reducing hunger, and mitigating the effects of climate change.

Climate Labels on Food to Become a Reality in Denmark

The Danish government is proposing to work with supermarkets to place stickers on all food products that clearly indicate their carbon footprint.

Opportunities for Rural Youth in Cambodia

The Green Shoots Foundation discusses the mission of the Agro-Tech Center in educating and training youth in rural Cambodia.

Opinion | Why We Need Organic for All?

Pesticides such as chlorpyrifos are linked to increased neurodevelopmental problems yet little is being done to protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure; which is hundreds of times greater levels of toxic pesticides than consumers’.

Rallying the Troops: Farmers Around the U.S. Head to Iowa to Call for Better Agricultural Policy

National farm organizations to gather on March 30 in Storm Lake, Iowa, to call for a Farmers Bill of Rights and policy to thwart further consolidation in the food system.

Malnutrition: A Global Problem That Requires a Global Solution

“No country has a monopoly on the problem [of malnutrition], so no country has a monopoly on the solution: we all have to work together,” says Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition.