Innovation for Sustainability

FAO and World Food Law Institute Symposium

The FAO and World Food Law Institute’s symposium on food loss and food waste shared approaches and case studies on how to mitigate these issues.

Plastic-Free Cucumbers Reduce Plastic and Food Waste

Apeel’s plastic-free cucumbers are coming to Walmart to reduce plastic and food waste.

New on the Podcast: Jeff Dunn on the Food Industry, Carrots, and Going Plant-Based

For Bolthouse Farms CEO, Jeff Dunn, carrot-based products and other plant-powered meals are the next directions for the food industry.

College Students Recycle Waste into Sustainable Fertilizer for Rural Farmers

Five college students won $5,000 at this year’s @WegePrize for their plan to recycle waste into sustainable fertilizer. The group projects that their organic fertilizer will cut costs for rural farmers by 35 percent.

12 Organizations Creating Food Products From Upcycled Food Waste

With 1.3 billion tonnes of edible food being wasted globally, these 12 organizations are working to use food waste to create new food products.

Australia Aims to Save Honeybees from A Deadly Mite

The threat of a deadly mite is motivating Australia to protect its honey bees using new innovative technology.

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.

A South Indian Researcher is on a Quest to Find Forgotten Foods

A local South Indian researcher is highlighting forgotten foods of the region’s past and reintroducing them to the world.

Leaders from EU and U.S. Debate Farm to Fork Strategy and Future of Global Trade

According to EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski, the pandemic underscores the critical need for a more sustainable, self-reliant European food system, which the new Farm to Fork Strategy is designed to achieve.

New on the Podcast: Barton Seaver on Sustainable Seafood and Dennis Bagneris on Liberty’s Kitchen in New Orleans, LA

Barton Seaver discusses seafood literacy. Dennis Bagneris discusses Liberty’s Kitchen in New Orleans, LA