Beetcoin: A New Way to Invest in Local Agriculture

Woody Tasch, chairman and founder of Slow Money, discusses Beetcoin -- which directs funds to small, organic food enterprises, by popular vote, as…

Bacardi Partners with World Wildlife Fund on Sugarcane Farm

World famous rum maker Bacardi and the World Wildlife Fund Bacardi are aiming to advance sugarcane standards in Fiji with a model sugarcane…

Millennials Take On Monsanto

Why Monsanto will never rule the food world: The three-prong movement that’s stopping the beast in its tracks.

Pepsi Bets Cashew Juice Can Change the Game

Pepsi launched a project in Maharashtra, India to source cashew juice as a new source for some local products. A new drink could…

Is Too Much Bottled Water Coming from Drought Stricken Regions?

Much bottled water is coming from drought stricken regions, notably California, which is in its third year of drought.

How Can We Fix Our Broken Food System? Start With the Base of the Supply Chain

Looking at three successful cases, this article by Don Shaffer of RSF Social Finance discusses fixing the food system from the base of…

Tyson Foods Tells Pig Farmers to Adopt More Humane Practices

Earlier this month, Tyson Foods sent a letter to the hog farmers who supply it with pork asking them to adopt more humane…

The Rise of Indoor Cropping

As growers look for protection from an unpredictable climate, has the time come to take food production indoors? Tess Riley reports.

Eating More Fruits and Vegetables: An $11 Trillion Stimulus?

Eating more fruits and vegetables is good for many bottom lines. A Union of Concerned Scientists report places a dollar value on the…

New York Picks Greek Yogurt Over Clean Water

New York relaxes regulations for factory farms to meet Greek yogurt demand, putting the state's water supply in danger of contamination.

Tom’s of Maine Pushes Innovation with Potato Starch Packaging

Tom’s of Maine is now tinkering with potato starch for some its polylactic acid (PLA) packaging.

Environmental Justice in Fresno, Where Faith = Awareness

In Fresno and the San Joaquin Valley, a strong environmental justice movement is taking shape, fighting to raise awareness about devastating health issues.

Irrigation Technology Company Netafim Wins 2013 Stockholm Industry Water Award

The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) named the Israeli drip irrigation technology firm Netafim its annual Industry Water Award winner.

Moringa – The Superfood That Could Alleviate Hunger in Developing Regions

Move over, Iron Man. A new kind of “superfood” is emerging that promises to save more lives than your high-tech armor ever could.…

Climate Change in the San Joaquin Valley and Our Future Food Supply

Climate change could have hugely disruptive impacts on the San Joaquin Valley, North America’s most valuable agricultural region.