Farmers

The Last Straw or a New Beginning?

India’s new farm acts might be the last straw for the country’s small-holders. As protests continue, could this lead to a new beginning for farmers?

Selling the Past as Innovation in Africa

Despite criticism, a growing number of farmers, scientists, and development experts are advocate for a shift from high-input, chemical-intensive agriculture to low-input ecological farming.

15 Leading Women at the Intersection of Food and Technology

Women at the intersection of food and technology are solving the most pressing challenges of the agriculture sector today.

Supermarkets No Longer Able to Sell Foods Linked to Illegal Deforestation

A recent bill from the United Kingdom’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs bans the country’s supermarkets from purchasing foods linked to illegal deforestation and land procurement practices.

Why Food Systems Need Resilient Farmers Markets: 5 Lessons from 2020

In addition to feeding people, farmers markets can build essential infrastructure in communities. Here are 5 main lessons drawn farmers markets operating through the pandemic.

Farm Workers Organizations Demand Protections As Essential Workers

Farm worker organizations and their allies are working to support farmer workers’ protection, rights, and respect as essential workers.

New Research Finds Method to Create Safe Camel Milk Products

The Technical University of Denmark has identified a strain of lactic acid bacteria that can be used to ferment camel milk safely.

Farmers Fight For Right To Repair Their Own Equipment

Kevin Kenney talks about the Right to Repair movement and how manufacturers are hindering farmers’ ability to work on their own machinery.

Pandemic, Fresh Food Act Influencing Farm-to-School Efforts in West Virginia

West Virginia farmers and schools are adapting to the pandemic and learning lessons in local sourcing.