Innovation and Technology

Going Against the Grain to Use Less Water: Rice Farmers Experiment with Direct-Seeded Rice

In these water-scarce times, direct-seeded rice can help farmers reduce water and labor inputs while maintaining or even improving rice yields.

NEW REPORT: Food Tank By The Numbers: Family Farming

Food Tank highlights new research showing how family farms, can nourish the world while protecting the environment in a new report, Food Tank by the Numbers.

Feces Can Change the World: Using Human Excreta as Fertilizer

Waste management and soil scientists meet to discuss using human excretion to fertilize farms and gardens.

Three Free Tools That Will Make You a Better Farmer

These three tools make number crunching fast, easy, and fun!

Cyanobacterial Bio-fertilizer: Nature’s Own Solution for Improved Soil Fertility

Cyanobacterial bio-fertilizer can be an environmentally-friendly and affordable nitrogen-rich fertilizer which farmers can use to improve soil fertility.

Tree T Pee Creates Huge Water Savings For Farmers

John Georges invented the Tree T Pee to improve tree growth and conserve water.

Five ways System of Rice Intensification (SRI) practices and ideas can help “feed the world”

The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) practices and ideas can help “feed the world,” support family farmers, and help protect the environment.

Le Laboratoire’s experiments pioneer future designs for food and water sustainability

Le Laboratoire unites art and science to innovate designs that may promote environmental sustainability.

14 Food Resolutions to Bring in The New Year

Together we can be that generation and find solutions to nourish both people and the planet! Here are 14 food resolutions for 2014.

#GivingTuesday 2013: A Hunger Advocate’s Guide

Highlighting a few #GivingTuesday efforts we found particularly interesting; including Cluck-o-grams and grow-a-row.