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Vanguard Renewables makes renewable natural gas financially and logistically possible for farms and global brands.
January 28, 2021 by Jesse Klein
Business, NGOs, governments, academia, and community sectors must be involved to make effective system change.
January 22, 2021 by R. Bruce Hull
Sustainability advocates celebrate zero-waste goals. But perhaps they have the unintended effect of labeling certain materials as needing to be eliminated.
January 22, 2021 by Jim Giles
The complexity of the food system requires an interdisciplinary perspective defining the characteristics of a regenerative economic paradigm.
January 21, 2021 by Emanuele Bompan
The ideas proposed for a Rockefeller Foundation contest cover a dizzying array of locations and issues, but their commonalities are as prominent as their differences.
January 15, 2021 by Jim Giles
Collaborative processes involve countless meetings and technical reports and lobbying and conflict. But they can result in trusted systems that underpin structural change.
January 8, 2021 by Jim Giles
Coffee requires huge amount of resources to cultivate. Meanwhile, global coffee production is expected to double by 2050 to meet soaring global demand.
January 8, 2021 by Cecilia Keating
Vertical farms and controlled-climate greenhouse operations were able to prove their worth to grocery stores during supply chain shortages of the 2020 pandemic. In 2021, these companies are planning to ride that momentum as far as they can.
January 6, 2021 by Jesse Klein
In 2020, alternative protein went from niche to mainstream. In 2021 it might become dominate.
January 4, 2021 by Jesse Klein
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed massive shortcomings in the nation’s labor and disaster aid systems, which have for decades failed to protect workers who come to the U.S. every year for seasonal work.
December 22, 2020 by Victoria Bouloubasis
Will regenerative agriculture alone save us from climate apocalypse? No. But thanks to its much-hyped carbon sequestration potential, unprecedented funding is pouring into efforts to convert America’s chemical-laden industrial agriculture system into something better. And that just might save us yet.
December 21, 2020 by C.J. Clouse
These trends and developments should be generating more attention than they do.
December 18, 2020 by Jim Giles
The company is sowing the seeds for a global refresh of its mission — including electrified farm machinery, autonomous field robots that swarm through fields, and smart tractor retrofits that provide farmers with insights into metrics such as the organic matter in their soil.
December 17, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Native people all over the U.S. are working diligently to reclaim Indigenous varieties of corn, beans, squash, sunflowers and other crops.
December 17, 2020 by Christina Gish Hill
Alternative proteins. Regenerative agriculture. The push toward zero. All loomed large in 2020.
December 11, 2020 by Jim Giles
The giant food company will pay a premium to farmers and suppliers that adopt healthier soil, biodiversity and cultivation practices.
December 7, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Black soldier flies are one new approach vying to solve aquaculture’s feed problem. Companies are also growing fishmeal from algae and using microbes to convert carbon dioxide into protein.
December 4, 2020 by Jim Giles
Sponsored: Bayer is delivering solutions for growers in key areas: innovation, developing new business models, and measurement and tracking.
December 2, 2020 by Klaus Kunz
By partnering with the World Resources Institute, Panera is making the carbon dioxide emissions of its menu more transparent for customers.
December 1, 2020 by Jesse Klein
It’s time to extend our focus on cultivating regenerative food systems from the land to the sea.
November 26, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Why nonprofit Heifer and online food retailer Grass Roots pivoted to address the realities of holiday dining during a pandemic.
November 25, 2020 by Jesse Klein
Suppliers sing the praises of technology that helps them reduce waste and increase profit even during a pandemic.
November 25, 2020 by Jesse Klein
The challenge of reforming the way we manage the almost 1 billion acres of U.S. farmland can seem overwhelming, but we’re seeing the emergence of a suite of solutions that might be up to the job.
November 20, 2020 by Jim Giles
The government pays farmers to pull water from the Ogallala-High Plains Aquifer — now they're depleting it
These researchers found that state and federal policies encourage farmers to pull from the aquifer. Within 50 years, the entire aquifer is expected be 70 percent depleted.
November 18, 2020 by Matthew R. Sanderson
The fast food giant becomes latest major brand to embrace alternative meat market with plans to introduce new plant-based burger. This announcement comes as Pizza Hut launches Beyond Meat topping options.
November 16, 2020 by James Murray