Food


20 Native North American Foods with Stories to Tell

Source: foodtank.com Published: July 14, 2016 Niyati Shah Indigenous and traditional crops are an important source of food and fiber for people around the globe. Often these crops are resilient to pests and disease or can tolerate high temperatures, drought, or...

Could Underwater Farming Feed the World?

Source: popsci.com Published: December 5, 2016 By Jeremy Deaton   Ocean-bound entrepreneur envisions ecological restoration and economic revival. Click here to watch “What is 3D Farming?”: https://youtu.be/NtBaX5oiUSA Worldwide, farmland consumes an area roughly...

New Technology Quickly Turns Food Waste into Fuel

Source: treehugger.com Published: June 22, 2017 CC BY 2.0 Nick Saltmarsh By Megan Treacy A new technique for turning food waste into a source of energy uses a two step process that extracts all of the energy from the waste and does so quickly. Researchers at Cornell...

Our Mission to Reduce Food Waste

Source: blog.generalmills.com Published: November 21, 2016 By Jerry Lynch You may have noticed that General Mills has been talking a lot about food waste lately. As a global food company, it’s imperative to take thoughtful action to combat food waste and we are...

Packaging Food with Food to Reduce Waste

Source: nytimes.com Published: May 30, 2017 The design company Ecovative makes a variety of packaging materials using mycelium fungus. Credit: Nathaniel Brooks for The New York Times By Stephanie Strom For the environmentally conscious eater, they are among the most...

Organic Farming Could, Maybe, Feed the World, Say Scientists

Source: modernfarmer.com Published: February 5, 2016 Shutterstock Dan Nosowitz Previous studies have looked specifically at the cost or yield of organic farming, sometimes in specific countries, or at the cost of transitioning to an all-organic system. But this new...