In the face of climate change, environmental degradation, and rising demand for animal-source foods, a lot of farmers try to find solutions from nature to meet the demand while minimizing the negative impact of livestock farming on the environment.
13 Farmer Stories That Bring Honesty and Hope to Sustainable Agriculture
Food Tank’s Farmer Friday series has been telling the stories of farmers and ranchers focusing on sustainable farming practices, including crop rotation, grassy waterways, preserving reconstructed wetlands, and farming on the contour.
Dear Norman Rockwell: The American Thanksgiving is Changing
Americans are turning away from conventionally raised turkeys, instead featuring sustainably raised turkeys or plant-based alternatives at the center of their Thanksgiving feasts.
“Everybody Should Be a Farmer,” Says Paul Willis
On Food Talk, Paul Willis, founder of Niman Ranch Pork Company, and Elle Gadient, intern at Niman Ranch, talk about their love for humanely treated, free-range pigs and the farmers that raise them.
Can (and Should) Pasture-Raised Eggs Scale Up?
Vital Farms offers ethical and environmentally-conscious eggs to consumers at over 10,000 retail locations across the country. They support a growing number of small and medium-sized farms who follow high standards of care for the animals and the environment.
Vegan Balls and Certified Salmon: Sustainable Food is on the Menu at IKEA
See how a global furniture giant is delivering on its strong commitment to sustainability through its food menu and market offerings with certified, organic, locally-sourced, and low carbon footprint offerings.