Agriculture

Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Releases Proposals and Solutions for Protecting the Planet

The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition is releasing a set of proposals and solutions for protecting the environment through changing the food system.

Earth Amplified Puts “Culture” Back in “Agriculture,” Empowering Urban Youth

Artists from the roots-rap-reggae band Earth Amplified bring music, food, health, and economic opportunity to food deserts in Oakland.

Food Hero Series: Tezozomoc, NRDC Growing Green Food Justice Leader

Food hero Tezozomoc, known for his work with the South Central Farmers, is an NRDC Growing Green winner of the Food Leader award.

EARTH University and Others Connect Students and Researchers Directly with Farmers

EARTH University is training the next generation of agricultural researchers to revolutionize small-scale family farming from the ground up.

FANRPAN: Engaging and Integrating Youth Into Policy Decision Making

FANRPAN, based in South Africa, is doing innovative work engaging engaging a variety of stakeholders, including young people to improve global food security

Peaceful Belly: Putting a Face on Farming for Urban Idahoans

Peaceful Belly is an organic farm located just outside of Boise, Idaho. It feeds residents of Southern Idaho through its CSA,and donates food yearly

Kosegare Brings Young People Back to Japan’s Farms

The organization Kosegare in Japan encourages young people from farming families to leave high-stress jobs in cities and start new businesses back home.

Edward Mukiibi’s Project DISC Inspires Ugandan Young People to Become Farmers

For many Ugandans, farming is a career of last resort. Project DISC is changing that, inspiring a generation of farmers through sustainable school gardens.

Earth Day: Youth and Agriculture

This Earth Day, we’ll be highlighting the importance of farming for protecting biodiversity, creating economic opportunities, and improving nutrition

Food Hero Series: Russ Kremer, NRDC Growing Green Winner and Pioneer in Antibiotic-free Pig Farming

Food hero, Russ Kremer is a NRDC Going Green winner and a pioneer in environmentally sustainable, humanely-raised drug-free pig farming