Hans Herren, who won the 1995 World Food Prize for biological pest control, argues that Africa still does not need genetically modified cassava. Rather, natural solutions can treat pests and keep the soil and crops healthy.
The Pandemic Almost Killed My Restaurants. The Climate Crisis Will Be Worse.
The climate crisis threatens restaurants and the livelihood of workers. The time is now to reconsider our diets and the impact that consumers’ eating habits have on the planet.
Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition YES! Finalist Chris Maughan on Agroecology Innovations for Social Justice and Sustainability
BCFN Alumni Chris Maughan describes the rise of the agroecology movement, the biggest obstacles to agroecological development, and how the SHIFFT project is working to support agroecological innovations across Europe.
It’s Time We Get Serious About Organic Farming
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it is seeking public comments to a proposal for a nationwide research and promotion check-off program for the organic industry. Ken Cook of the EWG says there is a lot that can be accomplished if the agricultural community pools its resources and approves an organic research and promotions program