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It's #TimeToChoose Climate-Friendly Food

Michael Pollan | Posted 11.28.2015 | Green
Michael Pollan

If we are serious about changing the climate, we need to get serious about changing agriculture.

Food Security Must Be a Top Priority for the Paris COP

Stéphane Le Foll | Posted 11.27.2015 | Green
Stéphane Le Foll

When we think of climate change, we tend to picture rising sea levels, higher temperatures, expanding deserts, more violent storms, melting ice caps. But we should also think of wasted fields and hungry people, because climate change poses a tremendous threat to our food supply for all countries.

Dream-Like Artworks Bring Humans And Nature Together In Rural Japan

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 11.25.2015 | Arts

A window frame stands on the side of a hill, framing the lush valley below as its thin white curtains dance in the wind. A tiny house covered in circ...

Climate Change This Week: One Degree Closer to Catastrophe, the Clean Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.25.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Last time we checked, global warming and climate change still exist for the same reasons as before. Sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate.

Edward Mukiibi Brings Good News From Africa

Heritage Radio Network | Posted 11.19.2015 | Taste
Heritage Radio Network

By Olivia Harrison On Thursday, November 5th, Edward Mukiibi, Vice-President of Slow Food International, Richard McCarthy, Executive Director of Slow...

Consumers Want Food Companies To Pull Back The Curtain

Charlie Arnot | Posted 11.19.2015 | Taste
Charlie Arnot

Most consumers have no direct link to agriculture and food production, unlike past generations. As a result, food producers must commit to communicating the ethical foundation of their work.

Climate Change This Week: Sex Suffers, A Slowing Sea Rises, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.17.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: Home of the Bizarre and Beautiful, like this African saturniid caterpillar...

In Ethiopia, a Hunger for Science

Stella Salvo | Posted 11.12.2015 | Impact
Stella Salvo

There are hundreds of stories I could tell from my recent trip to Ethiopia four months ago-- stories of similarities and differences, of opportunity and challenges. But I want to focus here on the reason for my trip and what I hope I accomplished.

We’re Running Out Of Farmland. Can A ‘Food Computer’ Save Us?

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 11.13.2015 | Impact

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Meat Madness

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Frances Moore Lappe

Drawn from World Hunger: 10 Myths, by Frances Moore Lappe and Joseph Collins. It's a "protein factory in reverse!" I declared more than forty years a...

Climate Change This Week: The Chocolate Connection, Faltering Forests, a Solar Alliance, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon What We Lose when the forests of As...

The Internet: An Opportunity for Sustainable Development

Kathy Brown | Posted 11.11.2015 | Technology
Kathy Brown

The greatest challenge facing the world today is the need to achieve sustainable development--development that will bring economic and social progress...

Progressive Farming Can Save Us From A Global Food Crisis

Now What | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.06.2015 | Green

We are on the precipice of a global food crisis. The math is simple and staggering: we need to produce at least 50% more food to feed 9 billion peopl...

The Terrifying Amount Of Food We'll Lose If Honeybees Die Off

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.04.2015 | Taste

They arrive in the morning, having traveled miles to work all day. They move from one workstation to the next to gather supplies for their commute bac...

Celebrating The Fourth Annual Martha Stewart American Made Awards

Martha Stewart | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
Martha Stewart

There is something very special -- very American -- about living out a passion and using it as a foundation for a thriving business. I know this firsthand, because I started my own business some 25 years ago, and now I strive to help others do the same.

Could the Future of Farming Come from Thinking Inside the Box?

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 11.02.2015 | Impact
Cari E. Guittard

Farm from a Box, which has been 3 years in the making, came from their personal passion to find a different and sustainable way to reinvent food aid particularly in areas where natural resources, infrastructure and technology are scarce.

An All Hallows' Meditation on Chocolate

Simran Sethi | Posted 10.29.2015 | Taste
Simran Sethi

This time of year--or is it every time of year?--I like to reflect on chocolate, a miracle substance, my trusted companion in moments of sadness, ex...

Emerging from the Field: Women and the Global Fight Against Hunger

Asma Lateef | Posted 11.02.2015 | Women
Asma Lateef

Traditionally, we have simply considered hunger the lack of food. Our development efforts have reflected that idea by focusing much of our food aid on providing sufficient calories to survive. Just as important, however, is the need for food that provides necessary nutrients for healthy lives.

The C-Word: Why Compromise Shouldn't Be A Dirty Word In Agriculture

Sophie Mendelson | Posted 10.29.2015 | Green
Sophie Mendelson

It's not acceptable to fail to grow enough food to meet demand, but neither is it acceptable to cripple already stressed ecosystems and water sources with substances that are known to be harmful.

Climate Change This Week: Boreal Twilight, Growing Glowing Bricks, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.27.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Northern Lights, Fragile Forests. Source When we threaten forests, we t...

Breaking Western Water Taboos

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 10.26.2015 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

For public agencies, the drought has highlighted how unprepared the region is for growing pressures from population growth and from climate change, which has already been implicated in worsening the severity of the drought.

All Farmers Are Important to Feeding the World

Mara Sovey Downing | Posted 10.21.2015 | Impact
Mara Sovey Downing

It is a daunting challenge to feed the 7.2 billion people who live on earth today as well as to meet the food requirements for a population expected t...

Here's What Climate Change Could Do To Your Diet

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 10.21.2015 | Technology

Humans have been domesticating plants and animals for over 10,000 years, enabling our population to grow to over 7 billion people. Farmers around...

Climate Change This Week: More Hunger Games, Banks Bail on Coal, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.20.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Stop Cutting Down My Home!!! When forests disappear, so do beautiful unique wildlif...

Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation Present the Second Annual Good Food Org Guide

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 10.19.2015 | Impact
Danielle Nierenberg

by Danielle Nierenberg and Sarah Small The James Beard Foundation and Food Tank, along with a prestigious advisory group of more than 70 food syste...