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From Farm to Doorstep: The Rise of Digital Farmers Markets

Online grocery sales in the United States are up by more than 200 percent since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Irrigating Crops with Wastewater May be the Future of Farming

By using recycled wastewater as irrigation in agriculture, some farmers are hoping to mitigate the pressures of worsening droughts.

New Project Assesses How Aquatic Species Support Sustainable Food Systems

New research provides a scientific foundation that will help decision makers integrate aquatic species into sustainable food systems.

How Blockchain Can Tackle Supply Chain Fraud And Food Insecurity

Blockchain technology can help connect companies within otherwise decentralized supply webs.

Global Leaders Pledge Their Commitment To True Cost Accounting

The Global Alliance for the Future of Food (GA) recently published a sign-on letter encouraging eaters and policymakers alike to recognize the true costs of food. By embracing True Cost Accounting (TCA), GA believes that global leaders can help ensure…

Major U.S. Grocery Stores Step Up to Save the Bees, But Are They Doing Enough?

Some of the largest U.S. grocery stores are stepping up and taking action to protect bees from toxic pesticides.

Nipah Virus Reemerges in India

Farmers worry how the concerns over the virus might impact demand for their products.

COVID-19 Is Not the Only Cause Behind Rising Food Insecurity

The annual State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report finds that food insecurity and malnutrition are steadily increasing despite efforts to reach zero hunger in 2030.

Traditional Staple Crop May Help Manage Diabetes, Study Shows

Analyses from institutions across four countries demonstrate the positive effects of millet consumption on blood sugar.

NYC Nonprofit Gives New Life to Brooklyn Community Garden

Brooklyn Community Garden is transformed by New York City’s largest land conservancy, New York Restoration Project.