Your Ideas

Tommy and Benji get press passes to the Good Food Festival. On day one we learn about what it takes to bring a good food idea from the planning room to the dining room with the help of business  ... Read More
Affiliation:
Explorers in America
March 20, 2015
Overall Score of 2
Composting+Biking=Winning. We took to our tandem again to see how the Compost Pedallers, a company in Austin, TX, combine our two loves: biking and composting, successfully filling hearts with joy... Read More
Affiliation:
Explorers in America
March 18, 2015
Overall Score of 3
The Megacity: A Beacon of Sustainability - if you design it right.
Video by Samantha Cohen and Eric Estroff
Affiliation:
The George Washington University
March 13, 2015
Overall Score of 2
Losing weight is already an incredibly hard task, even in the best of circumstances. Now imagine you live in a food desert, with no access to a car, a low income and no supermarkets nearby.
Video by Maggie Kierstead and Anna Sumi
Affiliation:
George Washington University
March 11, 2015
Overall Score of 3
In February, we took a stroll through Yonkers, N.Y., with Curt Collier. This man has seen the future, and has some cool things to report back.
Affiliation:
Explorers in America
March 09, 2015
Overall Score of 3
Bringing clean water straight to the point of use.
Video by Eric Osman and Sumner Byrne
Affiliation:
The George Washington University
March 09, 2015
Overall Score of 3
Natural gas is huge right now, but it's meant to be a bridge fuel to renewables, not a total solution to our energy needs.
Video by Anahi Ruiz and Lauren Pollack
Affiliation:
The George Washington Universtiy
March 09, 2015
Overall Score of 2
According to Lance Price, overuse of antibiotics in livestock could set us back nearly 100 years in public health — but the consumer can do something about it.
Video by Diana Wilkinson and Erica Halvorson
Affiliation:
The George Washington University
March 04, 2015
Overall Score of 5
Sometimes good food falls through the cracks and becomes waste. These guys catch it, and turn it into a community service.
Affiliation:
American University
March 02, 2015
Overall Score of 5
We met up with Thomas Hymel to talk about microprocessing & value-added seafood on Louisiana’s coast. His work aims to empower fishermen to vertically integrate their businesses - bringing a high... Read More
Affiliation:
Explorers in America
February 28, 2015
Overall Score of 5
Renewables could be huge - but they have to be cost effective first. Could solar save you money?
Video by Tim Palmieri and Megan Varner
Affiliation:
George Washington University
February 27, 2015
Overall Score of 5
Overfishing is a big problem for our oceans and for our plates. How can we keep our sushi from disappearing?
Video by Diana Wilkinson and Erica Halvorson
Affiliation:
The George Washington University
February 25, 2015
Overall Score of 6
Jeff Schwartz, executive director of Broad Community Connections, and I sat in the garden behind his ReFresh project to talk about this one-of-a-kind “fresh food hub.” ReFresh is home to eight or so... Read More
Affiliation:
Explorers in America
February 24, 2015
Overall Score of 5
Tony Lee runs the Magellan Street Community Garden — a one-lot operation just across the river from New Orleans. He’s a big, gregarious guy whose mouth can hardly keep up with the nodes of thought... Read More
Affiliation:
Explorers in America
February 24, 2015
Overall Score of 5
Rice seems simple, but its genetics are complex. Unlocking them could be the key to feeding Africa.
Affiliation:
University of Arizona Honors College
February 23, 2015
Overall Score of 7