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Avocado
Avocado

Your Bottomless Hunger for Avocados Is Causing Droughts in Chile

When they say guac is extra, they mean that your avocado obsession is leaving thousands in Chile disenfranchised and plagued by drought.
Lauren Rothman
4 days ago
vegetables
vegetables

This British Farm Is Hiding a Japanese Vegetable Paradise

NamaYasai is no ordinary farm. In its fields and greenhouses grows a cornucopia of Japanese produce: yuzu, edamame, shiso, and daikon.
Angela Hui
5.9.18
italy
italy

This Farm Is Occupied by Squatters Who Are Making Incredible Olive Oil

The abandoned hillside location on the outskirts of Chianti is run by a collective of farmers without a boss.
Diletta Sereni
1.5.18
meat
meat

This Is What Deer Stalkers Eat for Breakfast

“It was a male muntjac weighing about eight kilos. Here’s his liver and his kidneys.”
Johanna Derry
11.17.17
agriculture
agriculture

How One Man Is Managing to Grow Tropical Fruit in the Rocky Mountains

In addition to bananas and figs, he also has a one-acre outdoor food forest brimming with berries, olives, stone fruit, and more.
Clarissa Wei
10.11.17
Syria
Syria

Why This Project Is Teaching Syrians to Grow Mushrooms

Turkey-based NGO Ghiras Al Nahda wants to help Syrians grow nutritious, protein-dense food in their own homes.
Daisy Meager
8.16.17
Technologies
Technologies

Beyond Bitcoin: How the Blockchain Could Change the Way We Eat

From radical transparency and food security to real-time management of the global supply chain, the Blockchain offers the food industry far more than peer-to-peer financing.
Alex Swerdloff
8.7.17
agriculture
agriculture

Ancient Wheat Could Save Us from Another Irish Potato Famine

“Diversity in grains is key for a sustainable food future,” says scientist Abi Glencross, who wants more people to eat older, genetically diverse crops. “Look at the Irish Potato Famine. That’s a prime example of a severe lack of diversity."
Daisy Meager
8.4.17
halal
halal

Celebrating Eid on Britain's First Organic Halal Farm

“Muslims and non-Muslims, we’ve all ignored that reality in how our food is produced,” says Lutfi Radwan, co-founder of Willowbrook Farm in Oxfordshire.
Zab Mustefa
6.26.17
farming
farming

This Refugee Family Farm Is Supplying Some of LA’s Best Restaurants

Founded by refugees from Laos, Thao Family Farm is beloved by chefs and non-chefs alike for its unique produce.
Natalie B. Compton
6.21.17
plants
plants

How I Went From Growing Weed to Cultivating Michelin Star-Quality Microgreens

The Modern Salad Grower farm supplies salad and herbs to some of the UK’s best chefs. “I hadn’t had any experience of growing anything before,” admits founder Sean O’Neill. “Well, I grew ganja when I was a schoolboy.”
Sean O’Neill
6.19.17
politics
politics

Food Banks, Farming, and Chips: How Eating Shaped the Election

As Britain prepares to go to the polls, we look at how issues of food poverty, agriculture, and that Theresa May chip photo impacted the campaign trail.
Nell Frizzell
6.5.17