Food systems

The world’s favorite fruit, known for its health benefits, is under attack by two dangerous diseases.
Can someone with minimal food growing experience grow and forage 100 percent of what they eat for a year?
The current agricultural system destroys our planet, makes us sick and harms farmers.
We cannot solve the world's problems, without first solving food. Or another view: food is our best opportunity for getting our planet back on track.
Globally, 25% of children under 5 are stunted. They are stunted because their diet lacks critical vitamins and minerals and because of early exposure to illnesses. As a result, they are too small for their age.
If we can move beyond traditional silos and focus efforts on shared drivers, solutions and treatments to all forms of malnutrition, we will be truly kicking goals.
We are less than 30 days away from the opening of the Universal Exhibition in Milan, an incredible opportunity for Italy, for world tourism, to learn about the global challenges of food security and healthy nutrition through worldwide best practices.
Given the fact that the local foods movement offers consumers so many benefits, sustainably processed and packaged food has an important role to play in supporting the admirable goals of local food advocates and supplementing their needs.
Journalist, author and activist Michael Pollan talks with Josh about how going gluten-free has become a bit of a "social contagion."
Before I started farming, I had little idea that non-profits like Berkshire Grown existed all over the nation, supporting small farms in ways that, unfortunately, state and federal governments are currently not set up to do.
Industrial and former industrial cities, many on or near the Fresh Coast, have been pursuing extremely innovative strategies to deal with the impact of manufacturing job losses.
Minecraft has its own physical laws and rules; it's self-perpetuating and functions through the activity and innovation of interested parties -- it is only natural that this may translate as a tool to learn the basics of the global food system.
Groups working on hunger too often focus on agricultural yields at the expense of nutrition and biodiversity and forget that we already grow enough food to feed the world and are wasting 40 percent of it.
The Hawai'i Food Policy Council invites you to the first annual Frankenfood Party on October 25th! Sweet Home Waimanalo will
How can we engage young adults in a deeper understanding about the food system and their role in it if we never give them the opportunity to think about it?
Julie Guthman's position is clear: She does not deny that many American citizens are getting bigger, but wants to tease out the factors behind obesity that for political, economic and cultural reasons are often underestimated or outright ignored.
Given that around 26 states in the U.S. have moved to enact more comprehensive labeling requirements for GMOs, any trade measures that could threaten the rights of U.S. citizens to democratically determine higher standards in food labeling, should be opposed.
Food security and nutrition are now at the very top of the international sustainable development agenda. We must be bold and take the step of committing to the total eradication of hunger and malnutrition.
On hand for the announcement were, from left to right: Christopher Peterson, Director of MSU Product Center for Agriculture
In a consumer society where alternative food networks and associations have been built on the premise that we can change the food system one meal at the time and that eating is an agricultural act, Katniss' adventures remind us that, after all, we are poachers in somebody else's territory.