Agriculture

FAO and World Food Law Institute Symposium

The FAO and World Food Law Institute’s symposium on food loss and food waste shared approaches and case studies on how to mitigate these issues.

Biden’s Agriculture Secretary: Heitkamp is the Wrong Choice

More than 150 Groups Oppose Nomination of Heitkamp for USDA Secretary, arguing that she is the wrong choice for the next USDA Secretary.

Bigger Is Not Always Better: Farming and Sustainability with Niman Ranch

A Niman Ranch farmer for 20 years, Dale Koestler explains what the network means to him and how it has allowed him to continue his sustainable practices even as the farming landscape changes around him.

What Are the Implications of the Election Results on the Food Movement?

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” Dani and Katherine Miller of Table 81 moderate a panel discussing the results of the election.

How the 2020 Election Will Impact Food, Agriculture, and Labor in the U.S.

Local elections and ballot measures in the 2020 election have implications for policies in food, agriculture, and labor policies in the United States.

Tech Startup iFarm Raises US$4 Million to Expand Do-It-Yourself Urban Farms

Automated farming systems enable customers to start farms with little to no knowledge of agriculture.

New on the Podcast: Jeff Dunn on the Food Industry, Carrots, and Going Plant-Based

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For Bolthouse Farms CEO, Jeff Dunn, carrot-based products and other plant-powered meals are the next directions for the food industry.

Net-Zero Emissions Future in Latin America and the Caribbean Offers Jobs

A recent report finds that Latin America and the Caribbean can create 19 million net jobs in plant-based agriculture by 2030 with a decarbonized economy.

Reclaiming Mafia Assets for the Common Good

Libera Terra, born out of Italian anti-mafia legislation, works to reestablish confiscated Mafia assets and farmland to create socially just sustainable communities.

College Students Recycle Waste into Sustainable Fertilizer for Rural Farmers

Five college students won $5,000 at this year’s @WegePrize for their plan to recycle waste into sustainable fertilizer. The group projects that their organic fertilizer will cut costs for rural farmers by 35 percent.