Crops and Commodities

Empowering Farmers in Malawi through Entrepreneurship

Innovators in Malawi use technology to reduce food insecurity and increase income for rural smallholder farmers.

Olives in the Desert: Egypt’s Farmers Call On Scientists to Value Local Know-How

Farmers from the South East Mediterranean say olive orchards are struggling to remain viable. Read why.

Three Awesome Food Organizations in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has three top organizations named in the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank’s just-released 2014 Good Food Org Guide.

Neonicotinoid Controversy Continues One Year Into EU Ban

One year into EU wide ban on neonicotinoids, controversy is still widespread on how to protect bee populations.

The Business of Food

The Business of Food panel brought together perspectives from producers, manufacturers, buyers, and advocates of food.

Sweet Sugar Snaps or Sour Pancakes? The Cultivation of Legumes in Ethiopia for Export

With its high altitude, stable climate and rich agricultural traditions, Ethiopia is a good place for growing delicate crops.

Apples: You Think You Know, But You Have No Idea

Nothing drives home the realization that we’re disconnected from our food like a shiny red apple. Watch the latest episode of How Does it Grow?

50 Ways To Eat Millet

Millet is rich in protein, vitamin B, iron and calcium, yet free from glutens, so why would you only let birds eat it?

10 Ways You Can Fight for Fair Labor Practices in America’s Fields

Food Chains director Sanjay Rawal and producer Smriti Keshari on worker-driven movements, how consumers contribute, and film as a tool for change.

10 Amazing Food Co-ops Across America

Many co-ops have been around since the 1970s, but some have opened recently to serve communities with unusual needs or to eliminate food deserts.