The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s new bill for water and power infrastructure upgrades will distribute up to US$500,000 per year to nonprofits and urban farmers.
Irrigating Crops with Wastewater May be the Future of Farming
By using recycled wastewater as irrigation in agriculture, some farmers are hoping to mitigate the pressures of worsening droughts.
Father-Daughter Miles and Brie Reiter of Driscoll’s Discuss the Past, Present, and Future of their Business
In a recent interview, Brie and Miles Reiter discuss how Driscoll’s is striving for a more sustainable future.
As Power Returns in Parts of Texas, Hunger Remains
Mutual aid organizations and other nonprofits across Texas are working quickly to get food and clean water to the millions impacted by the recent storm.
Combating Water Scarcity on the Navajo Nation
Nearly one in three Navajo Nation households are without indoor plumbing. Yolanda Tso founded WATERED to bring handwashing stations to households to help fight COVID-19.
Opinion | There’s a Solution to the Fight Over Clean Water—and Trump’s Rule Isn’t It
The debate over clean water protections is missing an obvious answer that lies in the way we grow our food, says Jeff Moyer, CEO of Rodale Institute.
Opinion | Changing Agriculture from a GHG Emitter to Absorber
Regenerative agriculture is catching the eye of policymakers and companies that see these farming practices as good for boosting soil health and farmer resilience as well as reducing GHG emissions.
Sounding the Alarm on North Carolina’s Poultry Industry
How poultry waste is the largest and fastest growing source of nutrient pollution in North Carolina, what this means for the environment and communities, and a new study with the Environmental Working Group.
“The farmer is literally hedging their bets” in Eastern and Southern Africa
Drought tolerant crops that deliver nutrition and income to farmers could bring more food security to the region. Dr. Moses Siambi from ICRISAT explains how relying on single, water-intensive crops during dry periods can be risky.
Opinion | New Diet, New Destiny? Saving the Planet Takes More Than Changing What We Eat
Can changing our diet save the planet? When the EAT-Lancet Commission launched a new landmark report last month, it was widely interpreted as saying that forking down less red meat and more vegetables should ensure that we can provide nutritious food for 10 billion people while maintaining a healthy Earth.