Last spring, the city of Seattle announced plans for the nation’s first food forest, and people around the country immediately took notice. News of the 7-acre public park to be converted into a free, open, public food forest spread through blogs and other news publications and before long others decided to embrace the idea for their own community.
These innovative entrepreneurs are turning the crisis of food waste into a profitable business opportunity.
With organic foods often demanding a much higher price tag, it’s important to understand whether those choices make a difference for your health or for the environment.
If this innovative Swedish-American company is right, the future of farming might very well be up! Plantagon is constructing a 12-story vertical greenhouse in Sweden with plans to take their design ideas around the world.
Not quite industrial but not fully organic, the Marsden farm study demonstrates a hybrid approach to farming that is just as productive while being better for the environment.
Some of the top chefs around the country are taking the concept of ‘farm to table’ and the local food movement to a new level by purchasing and running their own farms.
Real Time Farms makes it easy to eat local and make informed decisions about where your food comes from. It is a crowdsourced national food guide that helps users find certain foods grown or made in their area, and to add sources if they are lacking.
The Local Food Lab, a Silicon Valley based start-up incubator, is focused on helping new social entrepreneurs get their local food business ideas up and running…
Have you ever wondered what the food you eat has been eating during its lifetime? It’s probably more complicated than you could imagine. Feed additives are huge multi-billion dollar business. From antibiotics to basic vitamins, learn more about the wild world of livestock feed.