As tobacco declines, some hope that hemp can be a “gateway crop” to financial sustainability for the state’s small farms.
From the Current Issue
There is a profound sense of community born from the gathering of people and the exchange of goods at a market.
For the past year, the Food Literacy Project in Louisville, Kentucky, has sent its garden-on-wheels to local food deserts, connecting people to healthy eating and changing the lives of young people.
Emphasizing local food under a radical policy of “zero hunger,” Brazil’s school lunch initiative helps small farmers buy the land they’ve been farming for generations.
The problems of—and the solutions for—our industrialized food system start at the most basic level: the seed.
Soul Fire Farm provides farm education to Black and Latino youth in an effort to end a history of racism and injustice in America's food system.
Ocean farming isn’t just about food, it’s about transforming a workforce and restoring the sea.
Scientists aren’t the only ones who can solve problems like malnutrition—in fact, people who face hunger might be better at solving it.
Today, 800 million of us are considered “hungry,” but we produce enough calories to feed us all. Rather than a lack of food, we’re dealing with a lack of democracy.
Companies like Coca-Cola and Monsanto were called out for conflicts of interest, leaving many in the public health sector to wonder if next year transparency might become the new normal.