20 Percent of Your Food Comes From Urban Farming Now
Think urban farming is just a quaint little Hipster trend? Think again. It's now providing 20 percent of all food.
How dental plaque reveals the history of dairy farming, and how our neighbors view food waste
On this week’s show: Ancient teeth reveal the origins of milk consumption, and how much we know about how much food we’re wasting
How Organic Farming Empowers Women
Organic farming is on the rise, and women play a vital role in that. But there are a few kinks to work out. Maybe you’ve heard the riddle about a father and son that are in a horrible car crash: The father dies instantly and the son is rushed to the hospital. Just as he’s …
NAADS, WFP To Build Grain Stores To Benefit 4,000 Farming Families In 10 Districts Of Uganda
KAMPALA – The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have signed an agreement to cons
Are You Eating Glyphosate? How Organic Farming Can Help.
Most consumers don’t know it by name, glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide in the history of agriculture - but you won't find it in organic farming.
Why humans struggled to make 'f' and 'v' sounds until farming came along
Love to drop F-bombs? Thank the shift to agriculture.
Food For Families
No one should go to bed hungry. Yet all too many of our neighbors do. One in 6 Americans struggles with hunger daily. And up to 30% of children locally don't know when they'll receive their next meal What's worse, we know that families facing hunger are far less likely to eat a nutritious diet. Many simply do not have access to the fresh, healthy foods their families need. And that puts these families at an increased risk for diet-related health problems and…
Sustainable Farming, Organic Food: 8 Lessons for America from Anatolia, Turkey
American college graduates are drifting back to the second oldest profession in the world: farming. Liberal arts grads, including kids with pricey degr...
Stocking Up: How the Grocer and Consumer Can Take Back Food Choice
Panel at The Commonwealth Club of California, Wednesday November 2 Moderator: Food Policy consultant Naomi Starkman Panelists: Sam Mogannam, owner of Bi-Rite…
How 3D Printing, Vertical Farming, and Materials Science Are Overhauling Food
Today’s breakthroughs will soon allow our planet to boost its food production by nearly 70 percent to feed 9 billion people by mid-century.
How Food and Farming Are Warming Up The Planet
With a commitment to zero net emissions from 2050 and just 3 years for emissions to start falling, we find ourselves in a critical moment in time to change the course of our planet's history. Brexit has provided an unlikely opportunity – as agricultural policy is re-set, we have a real chance to get farming on track for the future. But we have to act fast Until recently, farming has been the elephant in the room when it comes to climate change. Yet…
Top Tips for Freezing Food
Our top tips for storing, prepping and freezing like a pro.
Frozen Food Sale
River Food Pantry: How to Host a Food Drive
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Infographic: What the Future Holds for Food and Farming
As world leaders prepare to set new development goals, an interactive infographic from Farming First explores key agricultural projections.
DISH! Food Trends
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What's Holding Back the Organic Food and Farming Revolution?
.. There is growing alarm among conscious consumers and activists that our 21st Century food and farming system, and the government-corporate cabal that that props it up, is spiraling out-of-control. Chemical-intensive, energy-intensive, climate-destabilizing factory-farmed and genetically engineered food and farming are destroying not only our health and our environment, but also the soil fertility, biodiversity, and climate stability that make civilization possible.
Study: Global farming trends threaten food security
Citrus fruits, coffee and avocados: the food on our tables has become more diverse in recent decades. However, global agriculture does not reflect this trend. Monocultures are increasing worldwide, taking up more land than ever. At the same time, many of the crops being grown rely on pollination by insects and other animals. This puts food security at increased risk, as a team of researchers writes in the journal Global Change Biology.
How technology is changing farming, food delivery
Drones, data and robots are contributing to what shows up on your plate, according to Natasha Chatlein of the Netherlands Office for Science and Technology.
The future of food: Why farming is moving indoors
Vertical farming is fast-expanding but the costs are high and the food range is limited - for now.