FAO Places Sustainable Agriculture Center Stage in National Climate Change Plans

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization has unveiled new guidelines to help countries place agriculture at the center of climate change adaptation plans.

Study: Seaweed in Cow Feed Reduces Methane Emissions Almost Entirely

An Australian study indicates adding a small percent of seaweed to cow feed could drastically reduce methane emissions from cattle

Veterans Gain New Life with Heroic Food: Interview with founder Leora Barish

Heroic Food has a mission to provide sustainable agriculture instruction to veterans seeking meaningful careers. Founded in 2015, the program is aimed at supporting veterans in their transition back to civilian life and providing opportunities for health and employment “while…

The Importance of Young Farmers: Stone Barns Center Releases Two Videos

Stone Barns Center released two new videos promoting its book Letters to a Young Farmer, which compiles insight from some of the most influential farmers, writers, and leaders in the food system.

Sustainable Coffee Challenge: Making Coffee the First Sustainable Agricultural Product

The Sustainable Coffee Challenge spearheaded by Conservation International just announced the first four Collective Action Networks working to make coffee the first sustainable agricultural product in the world.

Challenge of Change Report: A Holistic Approach to Global Food Security

The Challenge of Change Commission has released a truly comprehensive report that identifies and provides solutions for seven key challenges to achieving global food security.

Trump Signs Executive Order to Revitalize Rural America

Trump’s new executive order “Revitalize Agriculture and Promote Rural Prosperity” aims to increase economic viability of farmers and widen scope of exports.

Opportunity to Grow and Connect Agroecological Farmers

MESA’s online certificate course in applied agroecology is an opportunity for learners to network with farmers and food advocates worldwide, and gain a holistic understanding of agroecology in seven lessons that encompass academic, scientific, socio-political, and traditional knowledge.

The Regeneration Hub: Mapping the Regeneration Movement

Regeneration International, Open Team and 17 other organizations leading the regenerative food and farming movement launched The Regeneration Hub, a platform that aims to accelerate the regeneration movement by encouraging collaboration among groups and individuals focused on regenerative projects.

United Nations Report Rejects Pesticide Myth

A new United Nations report has rejected the myth that pesticides are necessary in feeding the world, highlighting the catastrophic damage they have caused to people and the environment.

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