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Land Banking: Steward’s Dan Miller Thinks Small Farms Are the Green...

Andy Chae grew up skateboarding through deserted lots in a down-at-its-heels Detroit in the early 2000s. Now he tends tomatoes and salad...

Palm Oil Faces Uphill Battle on Sustainability as Orangutans Fall Victim...

The palm oil industry has a sustainability problem which can be summed up in one word: orangutans. Production of...

Space Tomatoes and Air-Based Meat: Startups Looking to Conquer Agriculture Off...

A growing number of startups are working on developing agriculture technology that may feed people in space while helping protect the environment. 

Pork-Loving China May Be Poised for Alt-Meat Surge as Pig Supplies...

China is addicted to pork. Last year, the nation, home to half the world’s pigs, produced more than 50 million tons of...

Meat, Dairy Producers Ignore Climate Change Despite Effects On Profits

The $1.5 trillion global meat and dairy industries are taking little responsibility for their roles in climate change even as increased droughts,...

UN Climate Report’s Warnings and Opportunities, in 5 Takeaways

A grim U.N. report detailing the effects of climate change on food production warns that without large-scale change, food across the globe...

Fish Oil From Canola Seeds Seen Easing Ocean Harvest Pressures

It’s not quite farm-raised fish sticks, but the big agricultural firm Cargill may have moved our food supply a step closer.

Food Scraps, Packing Protein and Profit, Get Second Life

As peas and soy, crickets and fungus are increasingly eyed as sustainable protein sources, a group of entrepreneurs is looking a little...

While Consumers Wretch, Entrepreneurs Go Full Steam on Bug Protein

The day is nearing when moms around the world may tell their kids to “sit down and eat your crickets!”

Investing in Sustainable Farms to Avoid Volatility from Climate Change and...

As President Trump tweets about unfair trade, and climate change reshapes the global weather map, the image of farmland as one of...

Greenwashing Packaging: Starbucks, Pepsi Meet Cost and Tech Challenges

Starbucks test of reusable cups, the latest example of drink companies seeking to cut waste, is probably expensive and of limited help...

Silo Shines a Light, Smooths Kinks in Agricultural Supply Chain

Ten years ago, Ashton Braun was pricing and shipping coffee for export as a commodities trader in Southeast Asia. His experience in...

For America’s Plant-Based Revolution, This Is Just The Beginning

If Beyond Meat’s ebullient post-IPO performance is any indication, everyone wants to have a piece of the plant-based, fast-growing sustainable food market....
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