Climate Change

Upcycled Food Is Officially Defined, With a Goal of Paving the Way for Industry Food-Waste Reduction

Upcycled foods “use ingredients that otherwise would not have gone to human consumption, are procured and produced using verifiable supply chains, and have a positive impact on the environment,” according to the new definition.

Rob Larew Talks Corporate Consolidation in the Food System

Rob Larew exposes the social and agricultural injustices present in the food system and offer ways, primarily through legislature, to improve these injustices.

Impact of Climate Change on Pests and Diseases of Cassava Crop

Cassava is an important staple crop in many countries around the world and is crucial for food security. But climate change makes the staple crop vulnerable to pests and diseases.

Women: The Climate Solution We Need to Talk About 

Women make up nearly half of the agricultural labor force in developing nations yet many lack access to credit, education, and decision-making. Supporting women farmers is key to the climate change solution.

New on The Podcast: Frances Moore Lappe on Using Living Democracy to Build a Sustainable Food System

During the livestream, Lappe discusses her new book, It’s Not Too Late! and using living democracy to improve politics, the economy, and the food system

FoodShot Global Seeks Innovative Solutions in Precision Protein and Soil Health

FoodShot Global’s 2020 focus areas for the MoonShots for Better Food Challenge are soil health and protein discovery. Organizations around the world can submit transformational ideas, and winners will have access to FoodShot Global’s investment resources and experts.

Cummins talks Green New Deal, Regenerative Agriculture, COVID-19

Ronnie Feldman is mobilizing support for regenerative agriculture and a Green New Deal.

Fabrice De Clerck and Amy Wu on Innovating a Better Food System

Today on Food Talk Live, Dani interviews Fabrice De Clerck, the science director at EAT, and Amy Wu, the founder of From Farms to Incubators. They discuss how agriculture can change to meet the planet’s needs—and the women who are driving the biggest innovations.

28 Innovative Livestock Farmers Who are Shaping the Future of Protein

In the face of climate change, environmental degradation, and rising demand for animal-source foods, a lot of farmers try to find solutions from nature to meet the demand while minimizing the negative impact of livestock farming on the environment.

Emily Broad Leib talks Food Law and COVID-19

“If part of what comes from this is that we realize all the people who are handling the food from the beginning on the farm to the end of the chain are really vital. We need to treat them better, pay them better, give them benefits.”