Advocates say that urgent reform is needed to address the global hunger and climate crises. Two campaigns launched at COP27 outline important interventions.
Beans hold great potential as the future grows increasingly unpredictable. Why aren’t we eating more of them?
“Mills for feed and food used to be ubiquitous, that’s how we fed ourselves.” Now, “a lot of the poverty you see can be attributed to the extraction of that economic activity, especially in rural communities,” according to Jaeger.
“They talk about New York as a melting pot, but it’s really here, in the mountains,” Virginian Chef Ian Boden says.
These 22 farmers, seed savers, activists, and chefs are preserving heirloom and heritage crops in one of the most biodiverse regions in the nation.
In the Central Highlands of Vietnam, a cooperative of coffee farmers is working to produce high-quality beans through sustainable production practices.