How vertical farming reinvents agriculture

How vertical farming reinvents agriculture

http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwfeatures/wm/live/1600_900/images/live/p0/4z/5d/p04z5dwd.jpg Instead of growing crops in sunny fields or greenhouses, some companies stack them and grow them in old, dark warehouses with UV lights — saving water and harvesting produce faster....
Twelve Organizations Promoting Urban Agriculture around the World

Twelve Organizations Promoting Urban Agriculture around the World

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) defines urban agriculture as “the growing of plants and the raising of animals within and around cities” to provide fresh food, generate employment, recycle waste, and strengthen cities’ resilience to...
Beware! Monsanto Turns Its Attention to the Produce Aisle

Beware! Monsanto Turns Its Attention to the Produce Aisle

Published on Friday, September 04, 2015 by Food & Water Watch Blog http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/09/04/beware-monsanto-turns-its-attention-produce-aisle by Genna Reed ‘Although super nutritious broccoli sounds benign enough,’ explains Reed,...
Can Agroecology Save Us From “Scorched-Earth” Agriculture?

Can Agroecology Save Us From “Scorched-Earth” Agriculture?

By Henrietta Moore, The Ecologist | Op-Ed http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/30777-can-agroecology-save-us-from-scorched-earth-agriculture How do we meet the challenge of providing enough food for everyone while protecting biodiversity and reducing...