Yvelande Astreide, Office Manager of Taste of Immokalee, talks about the reverberation effects of the entrepreneurship program: professional development for high school students and community support for farmers.
Bren Smith is a self-proclaimed “huge fan of bundles of solutions.” To a large extent, this means making the connection between land and sea instead of simply viewing the ocean as a new frontier.
“Women all across the food system are doing things differently,” says farmer, author, and entrepreneur, Lisa Kivirist, whose approach to agricultural learning gives women the tools and resources to forge their own paths collaboratively.
Timothy A. Wise describes how agribusinesses highjack policy tables, while governments neglect the small-scale farmers with solutions to feed all.
To boost transparency in the agricultural industry, Erin Fitzgerald of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance calls upon people to learn more from farmers and the diversity of ways they tend to their land.
Pesticides such as chlorpyrifos are linked to increased neurodevelopmental problems yet little is being done to protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure; which is hundreds of times greater levels of toxic pesticides than consumers’.
National farm organizations to gather on March 30 in Storm Lake, Iowa, to call for a Farmers Bill of Rights and policy to thwart further consolidation in the food system.
A former tobacco farmer reflects on his transformation toward regenerative agriculture, influenced by a farmer-driven program that aims to feed the world while improving the health of the planet.
The FAO predicts that the severity of the pest problem is only going to increase with Climate Change—calling for farmers’ to enhance their knowledge and skills to best manage pests and diseases of crops.
In Hartsburg, Missouri, Terry Durham created River Hills Harvest so elderberry growers throughout the Central United States could benefit from shared knowledge about sustainable growing practices and marketing.