Industrial Agriculture

Fatema Sumar Talks Oxfam America’s Response to COVID-19

“If you break the food supply chain, you can imagine how that would affect supermarket shelves”

Holly Rippon-Butler Talks Young Farmers, COVID-19

“We need to make investments for young farmers as a resource for this country”

Purdue University’s Jayson Lusk Discusses The Economics of COVID-19

“We’re here to teach students, and try to help them prepare for the work force, but also apply what things we know to try to make the world a better place”

Caesaré Assad On The Food System, COVID-19

“We have this really beautiful rich, diverse country where we can produce and we can create so much wealth for all of us, and it’s now about zooming in and resourcing these gaps that we know exist”

Regina Anderson Talks Food Recovery Network, COVID-19

“There’s no shortage of food. That has never been the case in America- we have so much food. We can throw most of it – almost all of it- away, and still have enough food to feed everybody. It’s just a distribution issue.”

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.”

Mill City Farmers Markets Innovates Around COVID-19

“The biggest goal will be to keep the distancing possible. So, how do we move customers through quickly and safely, and change what markets have been, which is a place to congregate and socialize?”

Gene Baur Talks Farm Animals In Crisis

“Government policies and laws are very important – and have enabled an inefficient system – and that has to change.”

General Mills Launches Regenerative Wheat Farming Pilot in Kansas

General Mills launches a regenerative wheat farming pilot program to train farmers on regenerative practices and encourage 1 million acres by 2030

Global Soy Trade Drives Amazon Deforestation Amid Human Rights Concerns

Global demand for meat and dairy maintains the need for soy as animal feed across major supply chains. To be more sustainable, global traders and consumer good corporations should shift towards more environmentally friendly products, says Greenpeace.