Placing solar panels on America’s farms could generate more than 100,000 rural jobs and eliminate as much carbon from the atmosphere as taking 71,000 cars off the road each year.
New on the Podcast: Tom Philpott, food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones Magazine, discusses his new book Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It.
Author of Perilous Bounty, Tom Philpott, discusses the problems with the current state of U.S. agriculture and solutions for a resilient future.
Leaders from EU and U.S. Debate Farm to Fork Strategy and Future of Global Trade
According to EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski, the pandemic underscores the critical need for a more sustainable, self-reliant European food system, which the new Farm to Fork Strategy is designed to achieve.
Cummins talks Green New Deal, Regenerative Agriculture, COVID-19
Ronnie Feldman is mobilizing support for regenerative agriculture and a Green New Deal.
Food Workers Are On The Front Line In The Fight Against COVID-19, Says Patel
Dani Nierenberg talks with Raj Patel, Research Professor in the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, about the impact of COVID-19 on food and farm workers.
Opinion | Green New Deal Must Transform Our Food System to Save Our Climate
Yet studies show that we cannot avert climate chaos if we don’t support a rapid transition away from large-scale, chemical-intensive food production toward healthier and regenerative agriculture.