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Alternative proteins. Regenerative agriculture. The push toward zero. All loomed large in 2020.
December 11, 2020 by Jim Giles
Aquaponics and other indoor ag systems rely on access to water and energy, not soil or seas. Siting them near existing distribution hubs or industrial parks makes plenty of sense.
July 31, 2020 by Jim Giles
There are gaps in coverage, but a new dashboard aggregates more than 170 indicators about food waste, greenhouse gas emissions and other key agricultural metrics.
June 19, 2020 by Jim Giles
The story that indoor farming could potentially produce dramatic environmental gains is largely fictional today, but innovators are working to bring truth to the tale in a not-so-distant future.
May 22, 2020 by Jim Giles
This experiment may be ridiculous, but the question isn't: What does it take for meat-eaters to switch to alternative proteins?
May 15, 2020 by Jim Giles
Until now, food shopping seemed immune to the rise of online retail. This shift is a major opportunity.
May 8, 2020 by Jim Giles
Many shoppers will find the process quicker and easier post-pandemic, which begs the need for more serious attention to the transportation footprint associated with getting groceries to consumers' front doors.
May 1, 2020 by Jim Giles
Redundant, distributed, resilient, smaller scale and locally powered, yet connected to the larger world in ways that benefit it when safe.
April 24, 2020 by Jim Giles
What’s implausible in 2020 may be plausible by mid-century.
April 17, 2020 by Jim Giles