Op-Ed

Opinion | A Food Support System for Venezuelan Refugees in Colombia

A food support system for Venezuelan refugees in Colombia, beginning with local farmers who grow fruits and vegetables to the local kitchens that cook and serve them, is critical and is bringing hope to Venezuelan families during this refugee crisis.

Opinion | Indigenous Foodways

It is time for all of us to find ways to raise indigenous voices and confront issues of food sovereignty, says Kathleen Merrigan, ASU Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems

Every Seed Has a Story

Women are playing a huge role in saving seeds around the world: and in turn, the seeds are playing critical roles in their health, culture, and resilience.

Opinion | How An Innovative Grain CSA Encourages Sustainable Food Systems

An innovative model of Community Supported Agriculture tackles the challenges of small-scale organic farming and food loss in Manitoba, Canada.

Opinion | Trees: Generous Wild Hosts for Refugees in Uganda

From refugees from South Sudan, trees form a significant part of their story from when they flee from political war to their arrival in settlements.

Opinion | Sustainable Diets for the Future

Sustainable diets are pivotal in global warming mitigation, but some actions can make our diet more sustainable, to the benefit of health and environment.

Opinion | Fixing Livestock Emissions Metrics

Are we looking at the livestock industry’s GHG emissions holistically—and can a framework help turn livestock into a solution for climate change?

Opinion | There Are Many Gains to Be Had from Reducing Food Losses

“FAO’s close review of what we know about food loss offers a reminder that there is no one-size-fits-all solution,” says Máximo Torero.

Opinion | GMO Animals: From Lab to Factory Farm

A new wave of genetically modified animals is coming. Friends of the Earth’s Dana Perls calls for an end to altering animals—in favor of fixing farms.

Opinion | Why Talk of Regenerative Agriculture Should Include Pesticide Reduction

Soil carbon sequestration is becoming a topic for farmers and politicians alike—but which conversations will distinguish sustainability from trend?