Sustainable Agriculture

    Report: Soil Carbon Sequestration Key to Solving Climate Crisis

    U.N. Environment Programme report shows that land-use practices that store carbon could be key in the fight against climate change.

    Opinion | New Study Shows Bee-Killing Neonicotinoids Build Up in Environment

    According to Henderson, neonicotinoids are a downstream, destructive solution to pest problems—to protect healthier crops, farmers should look upstream.

    Regenerative Agriculture with Dr. Bronner’s

    Dr. Bronner’s is working to reverse negative environmental and social impacts associated with global agribusinesses. Dr. Bronner’s soaps are known to have 18-in-One uses, one use is to promote constructive capitalist through fair trade, organic principles, regenerative agriculture, worker’s rights, and animal welfare. 

    Chef’s Smart Recipes for Customers, Farmers and the Planet

    Indian Chef Anahita Dhondy cooks with millets, providing people with an opportunity to discover how beneficial smart foods are for their health, farmers, and the planet.

    One Generation to the Next: Hamilton Brothers Farm and Family Ranching

    For this month’s Farmer Friday, we talk with Richard Hamilton from Hamilton Brothers Farm about multigenerational farming, sustainable ranching, and partnering with Niman Ranch.

    WRI Proposes New Sustainable Menu to Feed the World by 2050

    New WRI report sheds light on the current and future solutions we can apply to build food security to 10 billion people by 2050 without compromising ecosystems or the climate.

    Report: Reaching Every Corner of the World with Sustainable Solutions

    Access and perception can keep many smallholder farmers in developing countries from swapping out pesticides for sustainable solutions.

    The Entrepreneurs Changing the Image of Coffee Production in Vietnam

    In the Central Highlands of Vietnam, a cooperative of coffee farmers is working to produce high-quality beans through sustainable production practices.

    Opinion | Changing Agriculture from a GHG Emitter to Absorber

    Regenerative agriculture is catching the eye of policymakers and companies that see these farming practices as good for boosting soil health and farmer resilience as well as reducing GHG emissions.

    Opinion | Agroecology as Innovation

    While financial interests in the current input-intensive systems are responding to growing calls for agroecology with attacks on its efficacy, it is surprising that they are so ill-informed about the scientific innovations agroecology offers to small-scale farmers who are being so poorly served by “green revolution” approaches.