Biodiversity is what your yardfarm may need to keep your plants healthy.
SoCal University’s Aeroponic Garden Challenges Food System Status Quo
This university’s aeroponic garden grows more than 2,640 plants in just 1,200 square feet, and uses 90 percent less water than conventional growing methods. It is used to teach chefs about biodiversity and different flavor profiles of plants.
A call to conserve crops’ wild cousins
Crop relatives that grow in the wild are at risk of disappearing due to habitat destruction, invasive species, climate change, and pollution. We need to do what we can to conserve them now because they may be needed in the future.
We’ve Changed a Life-giving Nutrient Into a Deadly Pollutant. How Can We Change it Back?
In the process of producing food, we’ve inadvertently filled our planet with toxic forms of nitrogen. But scientists say we can improve this picture.
4 Updates from the Seed Sharing Movement
Find out what’s going on in the world of seed saving!
Bee battles: why our native pollinators are losing the war
Find out why the native bee populations are having such a hard time.
Agroecology Can Help Fix Our Broken Food System. Here’s How.
The various incarnations of the sustainable food movement need a science with which to approach a system as complex as food and farming.
Single-crop farming is leaving wildlife with no room to turn
Read about how monoculture is counterproductive to sustainable agriculture.
Climate Change Cuisine?
In a hotter, drier climate, today’s weeds may be tomorrow’s dinner.