Industrial Agriculture

Social Movements And Scientists Are Challenging the UN Food Systems Summit’s Agenda

Civil society organizations, scientists and Indigenous peoples are taking a stand against UN Food Systems Summit’s agenda.

Senator Booker’s Legislation Aims to Reform U.S. Farm Systems

Senator Booker has drawn a wide range of support from farm advocates, public health and environmental justice groups.

Are Young People Really Eating Less Meat?

Young people are buying and eating more meat than older generations, according to new research from the World Resources Institute.

New Farmers Union Climate Panel Gives Diverse Group of Farmers and Ranchers a Seat at the Table

The National Farmers Union announces new climate change panel to help address climate change in agriculture.

Oregon Lawmakers Pursue Mega-Dairy Farm Moratorium

The legislative efforts could become a milestone in the battle to regulate industrial agriculture.

Family Farm Action Alliance Report Shows Impacts of Consolidation in the Agrifood System

A new report from Family Farm Action Alliance, The Food System: Concentration and Its Impacts, highlights corporate concentration in the food system.

Integrated Approach Is Needed for Food System Change, Says New Report

The FABLE Consortium’s recent report proposes strategies and pathways for 20 countries to develop sustainable land-use and food systems.

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.

Most Americans Have Roundup in Their Bodies. Researchers Say One Week of Eating Organic Can Help.

A new study finds that just one week of organic eating can reduce pesticide levels in the body by an average of 60 percent.

New on the Podcast: Tom Philpott, food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones Magazine, discusses his new book Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It.

Author of Perilous Bounty, Tom Philpott, discusses the problems with the current state of U.S. agriculture and solutions for a resilient future.