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3 September 2016
Española, New Mexico, United States
A group of agriculture producers think new, low-cost growing techniques, high-value crops and an increased interest in local produce offer solutions to New Mexico’s food struggles.
1 September 2016
In India, the food business has lacked transparency and people have depended upon imported foods that have been chemically treated. New programs, such as Jivabhumi and Organic Mandya, connects consumers with organic f...
31 August 2016
Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
Reunity Resources is a Santa Fe-based company that has stepped into the national arena in which many cities are contemplating what to do with the enormous problem of food waste. Some 40% of the food supply goes uneate...
25 August 2016
North Springfield, Vermont, United States
Under 800 Words
As skepticism increases around the health of consuming meat products due to inhumane ways the animals are being reared and raised, this Vermont packinghouse is embracing transparency by letting the public see all. Fro...
21 August 2016
Hongcheon, South Korea
Over 3000 Words
The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization provides some pretty grim predictions for the future of global food stability if modern, monoculture farming practices continue to degrade land, spread pesticides, and destro...
10 July 2016
Ithaca, New York, United States
Groundswell's Farm Business Incubator Program, along with the help of five other local Ithaca farms, is working to help refugees start their own small farming businesses as they settle into their new lives in the Unit...
28 June 2016
New Hampshire, United States
Under 800 Words
Local fisheries have been struggling to keep up with major manufacturers. Sustainable fishing practices have been countering that by creating Niche markets.
Los Angeles Magazine
15 June 2016
Los Angeles, California, United States
Over 3000 Words
Los Angeles-based nonprofit Food Forward was born out of the observation that many farmers are growing more fruit than they can sell at market. To cut down on food waste and get these viable fruits into the hands of p...
24 May 2016
Arizona, United States
Tribal systems are preserving their culture by teaming up with advocates and lawyers to write tribal food codes. Food codes are federal laws that govern food processing, and are supposed to protect consumers. However...
15 April 2016
Wasilla, Alaska, United States
Point Mackenzie Correctional Farm has 35 inmates who work to produce food for the local food banks and the prison. The inmates who work there learn key practical skills, which have the potential to transform them and ...
8 April 2016
Researchers figure that roughly a third of all the food we produce is never eaten. In Paris, a new restaurant is taking a small slice out of all that waste by salvaging discarded food from a local market, cooking it u...
1 April 2016
Over 3000 Words
Bushmeat trade has lead to increased poaching activities and destruction of wildlife in African countries. Mark Haldane acknowledges the potential to restore wildlife by building relationships with the community and p...
9 March 2016
Las Cañadas, Veracruz, Mexico
A small agricultural co-op in the mountains of Veracruz, Mexico, has effectively implemented its own approach to climate change. The community adapts the main sector of its economy and livelihood-- farming-- to sustai...
16 February 2016
Fresno, California, United States
Fresno County is one of the top agricultural producers in the world, yet it contains twelve food deserts, making access to fresh produce for residents difficult. Food Commons Fresno is attempting to solve that problem...
12 February 2016
São Paulo City, São Paulo, Brazil
Under 800 Words
Childhood obesity is on the rise in Brazil and kids tend to reject vegetables. But thousands of school gardens around the country are changing children's eating habits by helping to build a connection to fresh food.
10 February 2016
Brazil's small farmers can now directly supply the country's school meals programs. It's been a big boost for local farmers, and it's helping the schools too.
4 December 2015
Sukhrali, Haryana, India
Broadcast TV News
Over 15 Minutes
The rapid development of emerging economies across Asia and Africa is lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty - but there is much debate as to how to best structure this growth. If these economies evolve...
Hartford Business Journal
2 November 2015
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
To take advantage of empty buildings and vacant lots, the city of Hartford, Connecticut has begun taking the initiative of utilizing the spaces for urban farms and food-related businesses.
20 October 2015
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Under 3 Minutes
A national census of farm-to-school lunch programs said the kids ate more healthful meals and threw less food in the trash than kids not on the program. In D.C., by law, schools must incorporate some local food.
12 September 2015
A Ministry of Agriculture project called "Seeds of Life" grants local farmers genetically-solidified seeds in order to fight food insecurity in the country. The farmers will produce the crops and sell them back to bot...
9 September 2015
Oakland, California, United States
After incarceration, Black men and women have a difficult time re-integrating into society without financial and educational resources. A former Black Panther activist has created the non-profit Oakland &the World Ent...
Amy Elliott Bragg
4 September 2015
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Urban farms across the country are incorporating creative strategies to make farms sustainable. Farms in Cleveland are teaching refugees to engage in agriculture as a way to adapt to their new community, while one far...
24 July 2015
Newfield, New York, United States
When veterans return from service, there is often a need for meaningful, guided reintegration into civilian life - farm business incubator programs in New York are helping veterans to learn the trade and start their o...
12 July 2015
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Immigrants to St. Louis are capitalizing on urban gardens and helping to revitalize the city by repopulating it. The program enrolled 31 refugees and their families who plant food for their own household and to sell t...
11 July 2015
London, United Kingdom
More than 30-meters below the busy London streets, there is an eco-farm called Growing Underground that's part innovative agri-tech project and part sci-fi inspired netherworld. Created to provide increased food secur...
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