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Evaluating radical new solutions based on whether they scale can be directly at odds with the very nature of these solutions.
March 24, 2022 by Philip Loring
Sponsored by CIBO Technologies: Crop models simulate conditions in the soil and plants on the computer to avoid errors in the real world and hedge farmers’ risks.
March 9, 2022 by Bruno Basso
Oatly is working with farmers and millers to bring oats into their crop rotations for food, economic and environmental benefits
January 27, 2022 by Jesse Klein
Puerto Rico imports 85 percent of its food. This app helps people buy the other 15.
January 20, 2022 by Kristi Eaton
While an unmanned tractor can help with labor shortages and overcoming seasonal limitations, the sustainability implications are a little more varied.
January 7, 2022 by Jesse Klein
For too long the state has allowed undue regulatory influence by pesticide companies.
December 2, 2021 by Nathan Donley
Sponsored: Innovative vertical and indoor farming technologies are helping bring fresh food closer to urban and arid populations and minimize supply chain risk while also helping reduce carbon impact.
November 15, 2021 by Anne Guthrie
Sponsored: From improving farmers’ livelihoods through strategic on-the-ground partnerships, to helping create climate-resilient coffee bean varieties, Keurig Dr Pepper is safeguarding the future of coffee by empowering smallholder farmers throughout its supply chain.
October 5, 2021 by Whitney Kakos
Farmers are the most important stakeholder for this transition and the system must prioritize their needs and challenges, and create fair economic opportunities for them.
September 21, 2021 by Alexia Semov
Grasslands are one of the most in danger landscapes in America. The World Wildlife Fund is working to raise awareness about the conversion of these lands.
September 17, 2021 by Theresa Lieb
Food production is becoming less efficient at using nitrogen fertilizer and excess nitrogen damages the environment and the climate.
September 9, 2021 by Jenessa Duncombe
As water levels dip to historic lows, Blue Diamond Growers and Driscolls hope their small changes and big reaches will have immense impact.
August 25, 2021 by Jesse Klein
Livestock such as sheep and cattle that graze among trees offers a solution to dry wildfire-prone regions.
August 19, 2021 by Monica Pelliccia
The vertical farming company is poised for a momentous 18 months and the consequences will inform the future of sustainable agriculture.
August 10, 2021 by Jesse Klein
A Vermont nonprofit is connecting independent farms with buyers and distributors, reducing food surplus and working to eliminate food insecurity
July 21, 2021 by Natalie Peart
By focusing on the technology, Intelligent Growth Solutions has grown the seedlings for chiles, potatoes and broccoli in its vertical farming towers.
July 20, 2021 by Jesse Klein
Trinkler Dairy Farms added a biodigester system to reduce emissions by 30 percent.
July 2, 2021 by Jim Giles
Grocers in Europe are deploying many small tactics like labels and discounts push consumers into making more sustainable choices.
June 18, 2021 by Jim Giles
The shift to catering could help the food system overhaul to become more sustainable.
June 17, 2021 by Emily Payne
Four members of the Upcycled Food Association break down their biggest challenges making upcycled food mainstream.
June 16, 2021 by Jesse Klein
One in six American jobs is in the food system, so improving the food system is a critical component of building a just economy.
June 14, 2021 by Amy Brown
Improved agricultural practices and widespread irrigation may stave off another agricultural calamity in the Great Plains. But scientists are now warning that two inescapable realities — rising temperatures and worsening drought — could still spawn a modern-day Dust Bowl.
June 10, 2021 by Nathaniel Scharping
Wasteless uses AI to adjust prices for goods closer to the expiration date, a process that encourages consumers to reduce waste while increasing revenue for retailers.
May 11, 2021 by Jesse Klein
The fast-casual restaurant was able to divert 51 percent of waste relying on cardboard recycling, innovative solutions to film plastic trash and composting.
April 29, 2021 by Jesse Klein