Large institutions in New Orleans are not harnessing the value of local, farms in the region; a new analysis says procurement from these farms contributes to an equitable, resilient local food economy.
Photographer, Luis Fabini, discusses his experiences documenting crops across Peru and his future plans for his project Harvest.
Through storytelling, the beautiful documentary Farmsteaders connects audiences to the highs and lows to life on the Nolan family dairy farm.
Hollywood producer Jacob Pechenik and his wife, actress Zooey Deschanel, started The Farm Project and Lettuce Grow to bring people closer to farms—and place hydroponic farms in backyards across the country.
When women farmers in Kenya and Burkina Faso have equal representation in the decision-making process surrounding land governance, food security improves and soils are managed more sustainably.
Nonprofit Kheyti has designed an affordable greenhouse which allows farmers to grow seven times the amount of food using 90 percent less water, stabilize incomes, and build climate resilience.
One Kenyan produce company, Twiga Foods, is working to improve the lives of small-scale farmers and vendors through innovative technology and education.
“Slaughter data suggest that up to 100 million hogs could be removed from China, potentially reducing production by 20 percent.”
Drones for agriculture are increasingly popular, but technology needs tailoring to small farmers’ needs and diverse crops if UAVs are to take off across the developing world.
Agricultural lands are less productive than five years ago, even though global food production has increased. Agricultural subsidies promote practices that degrade soil health by damaging the nutrient rich microbiomes that help crops grow.