ColdHubs build solar-powered walk-in cold rooms, for off-grid storage and preservation of perishable food, extending the life of the food from two days to roughly 21 days. We spoke with the inventor about why he decided to help the farmers of his home country of Nigeria.
The food we grow and eat influences every aspect of our cities, our communities and ourselves. But nowadays, a small number of major corporations control the vast majority of food distribution. This has devastating effects on workers, the environment and even the long-term stability of our food supply. In a world of global food monopolies, how can we future-proof food?
Onions and peaches tainted with salmonella spread all around the country this summer, triggering nationwide recalls.
Small farms are finding new ways to stay in business as the pandemic shuts down farmers markets and restaurants.
Some choices (raw milk) are obvious, while others (onions) are less obvious.
Economist Paul Krugman is declaring President Donald Trump a loser when it comes to his pricey trade war with China.
Concerns emerge after Trump announces he doesn't need a trade deal until after the 2020 election and that "we're not being affected."
China is a now a "lost market" for agriculture, said Roger Johnson as he sounded the alarm on U.S. farmers' dire situation in Trump's failing trade war.
Farmers were unsettled after Trump official Sonny Perdue mocked them as “whiners” amid trade war bankruptcies.
There's no mention of it in State Department declaration, and Mexican officials told Bloomberg News they were not aware of it.