Meet the Couple Growing Tropical Supergreens in the Costa Rican Jungle
The founders of Finca Tierra went off-grid to sow greens that grow like weeds. Their humble goal: have the smallest carbon footprint possible.
Cows in Switzerland Could Be Given Acupuncture Instead of Antibiotics
Following the World Health Organisation’s warning that the overuse of antibiotics in meat causes antimicrobial resistance in humans, Swiss vets are trialling alternative medicine.
Here's How the USDA Would Be Affected by Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts
Concerns are running high that everyone from farm workers to seniors could see their resources dwindle under the new budget.
We Don’t Need Pesticides to Feed the World, According to UN
Sixty-five percent of global pesticide sales are controlled by just three powerful corporations.
Could an App for Farmers Help Save the World’s Bee Population?
A new app from researchers at the University of Vermont allows farmers to virtually trial methods of encouraging bees to thrive and pollinate crops on their land.
This New Super Crop Could Change the Way We Grow Wheat
British researchers claim the new GM wheat crop can photosynthesize more efficiently to produce higher yields.
What Would America's Food Supply Look Like Without Immigrant Labor?
If Trump follows through with plans to restrict immigration and deport undocumented immigrants, some industry experts say that farms and factories could be left scrambling, and the price tag for food could inflate dramatically.
From Internment Camp to Beloved Farm: One Family’s Version of Achieving the American Dream
Now beloved by chefs, the Chino Family Farm opened in the months following the end of World War II, when Junzo Chino and his family were released from an internment camp.
Thousands of Tons of Oranges Might Have to Be Destroyed
Farmers in Tunisia are warning that their bumper orange crop may have to be destroyed if buyers for the fruit cannot be found.
Inside the Food Forests of the Amazon Rainforest
Nearly all Kichwa families have their own chacra, a garden that serves as a source of food and medicine.
This Food Subscription Service Lets You Manage Your Own Tiny Piece of Farmland
Customers pay around $80 US per month to "own" ten square meters of land, decide which seeds they want planted, and reap everything that grows.
Eating Farm-to-Table in the Galapagos
With only a small percentage of the land of the Galapagos dedicated to agriculture, local food is often expensive and scarce. The restaurant and farm Otoy is the exception, with almost everything served there grown on its grounds.
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