Farmers

It Takes a Village to Support a Young Farmer—Lindsey Lusher Shute

Lindsey Lusher Shute, Executive Director and co-founder of the National Young Farmers Coalition, talks about the risks young farmers navigate at every level of the food system—and how Congress can help.

Technology May Change The Entire Food System For Good and Bad: Refresh

For agriculture and tech experts Ali Lange, Ankita Raturi, Don Bustos, and Tom Vilsack, technology is plotting new horizons for agriculture—as long as certain conditions are met.

Sowing a Better Seed: How Crop Modeling Could Help Feed the World

Crop modeling is just one form of agricultural research that may benefit from the unified approach of the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture.

Opinion | Green New Deal Must Transform Our Food System to Save Our Climate

Yet studies show that we cannot avert climate chaos if we don’t support a rapid transition away from large-scale, chemical-intensive food production toward healthier and regenerative agriculture.

21 Organizations Transforming Australia’s Food System

In the last decade, Australia’s good food movement has exploded; check out these 21 organizations in food rescue, Indigenous Australian farmer support, permaculture training, and more.

Ensure Tech for Better Food Says James Collins of DowDuPont, Corteva Agriscience 

James Collins, COO of the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont and CEO-Elect of Corteva Agriscience wants to change the narrative for global agriculture companies, with farmers and consumers at the center of their missions.

Six Programs, Services Squeezed by Government Shutdown

From reduced food inspections to a lapse in services for farmers, the shutdown’s effects are hitting more than just furloughed workers across the country.

Tkach: Farmers Can Produce Healthy People Through Healthy Soil

On Food Talk, Chief Growth Officer Jeff Tkach talks about convincing farmers to transition to regenerative organic agriculture: starting early with mentorship and training programs.

Edible Acres at Powell Gardens Feed and Educate Students to Chefs

‘Kansas City’s Botanical Garden,’ Powell Gardens is home to the nation’s largest public edible acreage – the Heartland Harvest Garden. Here students, chefs, CSA members and the general public learn about and enjoy fresh, delicious food.

Opinion | The Wrong Conversation about Trump’s Tariffs

Rather than focusing on how large corporate entities attempt to minimize tariff costs, our attention must be on how we restore democratic accountability to economic policymaking, especially when it concerns the social and ecological sustainability of food systems.