Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns’ film “The Dust Bowl” offers lessons on the perils of pushing nature too hard, and what can happen when nature pushes back.
Wholesome Wave is a non-profit with a mission to “improve access and affordability of fresh, healthy, locally-grown produce to historically underserved communities.” Its founders believe that “doing so creates economic viability through local food commerce that can rebuild our nation’s food system.”
Prices for farmland across the U.S. corn belt continue to rise, attracting a new breed of investor seeking record profits.
The Farm Bill contains legislation relating to everything from farm subsidies, to micro-lending programs and organic growing research. Learn more about how the expiration of the 2012 Farm Bill is affecting Americans.
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.
“The China Study” purports simple, straightforward advice for healthy eating – eat more plants and less animal protein. Turns out these words of wisdom are also beneficial for the environment and for reducing our energy and water use within the national food systems.
Blue River Technology has created a weeding robot that could help to keep millions of pounds of herbicides out of the environment and out of our food.
Most compost systems can’t take meat and dairy. Bokashi can take it all! And with an airtight bin, it’s perfect for apartments or indoor composting. No smell and no pests…
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.