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Food and Sustainability
A monthlong series by GreenBiz senior writer Marc Gunther on the environmental and social aspects of food.
- Ceres/Sustainalytics study looks at 20 areas and finds that Campbell Soup, PepsiCo, and 22 others have many successes — but need a few pointers.
- How about Meatless Monday, lamb's sweetbreads or the near-extinct Trail of Tears Bean in your diet?
- Smart irrigation linked to weather stations, knowledge sharing for farmers and seed research all contribute to water savings while making beer.
- Some uncommon grains have environmental advantages that could be beneficial in a changing world — but making the uncommon common can be difficult.
- Here's how a Michigan farmer's daughter is leading the way to connect local food growers with hospitals for better food in healthcare.
- As restaurant chains target more sustainable beef, a Colombia livestock program shows how to reduce emissions and produce more food per acre.
- The chocolate makers lead the pack in helping poor farmers make more money and improve their standards of living.
- Data from the International Food Policy Research Institute validates the role of new farming technologies in the face of climate change.
- By 2050, the world is projected to hold 9.6 billion people. These graphics reveal the difficulties this poses -- and possible solutions.
- Healthy, easy to raise and efficient, insects serve as a surprisingly smart alternative to livestock.