Aquaponics is helping farmers figure out how to feed a world population expected to reach nearly 10 billion by 2050.
"They feed America."
For the second conversation in our Purpose@Work series -- a discussion designed to explore how we can infuse a deep sense
When we think of climate change, we tend to picture rising sea levels, higher temperatures, expanding deserts, more violent storms, melting ice caps. But we should also think of wasted fields and hungry people, because climate change poses a tremendous threat to our food supply for all countries.
Pigs that appear covered with feces and sores are headed for processing in the video at one of the largest U.S. pork producers.
Social equity in the food supply chain was a strong thread running through the annual Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Funders forum this June in Denver.
And aside from the health risk, the study notes, having a global preference for a narrower range of foods presents an environmental
Enjoy them while they last.
On a planet where one in eight people is chronically hungry, it's an almost unimaginable irony: every year, one-third of the world's food supply is wasted.
When's the last time you've loved a piece of fruit? I mean, really, truly loved? Who wants to eat a dry, white-centered strawberry? And there's no way our kids are eating their fruits and vegetables if they don't taste great. They'll choose artificially sweetened treats over the sad little strawberry every time.
You may have seen the study, with 'smoking gun' headlines, showing a correlation between severe stomach inflammation and GM feed in pigs. Take a closer look and you will see it is indeed a stinging indictment, but not of GM feed.