Monday, October 18, 2021
Written by: David R. Boyd Industrially produced food appears to be cheap but is actually very expensive. Recent estimates of the hidden costs of today’s food systems range from US$12...
Written by: Alastair Lee Bitsóí With drought a persistent problem in the Southwest, Hopi/Tewa seed keeper Valerie Nuvayestewa has eagerly joined the effort to bring back an Indigenous superfood that her ancestors cultivated for...
Written by: Max Graham When Eva Dawn Burk first saw Calypso Farm and Ecology Center in 2019, she felt enchanted. Calypso is an educational farm tucked away in a boreal forest in Ester, Alaska,...
Written by: Sacha Mooney, Hannah Victoria Cooper, and Sofie Sjogersten Perhaps because there are no chimney stacks belching smoke, the contribution of the world’s farms to climate change seems...
Written by: Cornell Alliance for Science In a bid to help one of the world’s most important cereal crops survive hotter, drier conditions, the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) has awarded a $5...
Written by: Kimberly White  In a world-first, this hospital has gone 100 percent vegan. Located in Beirut, Lebanon, Hayek Hospital has pledged to serve an exclusively plant-based menu to its patients.  
Written by: DJ McCauley “In times of crisis, people become really passionate about their food supply,” says Rachel Surls, sustainable food systems adviser for the Los Angeles County Cooperative Extension. “We saw a boom in...
Written by: Lenore Newman and Evan Fraser Agriculture’s impact on the planet is massive and relentless. Roughly 40 per cent of the Earth’s suitable land surface is used for cropland...
Written by: Catherine Nakalembe, Christina Justice, Hannah Kerner, Christopher Justice, and Inbal Becker-Reshef Food security is one of the most pressing issues, if not the most pressing, faced by many African countries today. And...
UK supermarket giant Asda is testing out a new plant-based concept to coincide with Veganuary. The retailer has teamed up with vegan concept creator, Kbox Global, to launch a vegan butcher counter.  The vegan...

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