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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 1
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 2
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 1
We don’t pay much attention to the global food supply, but what happens when it starts impinging on our snacking?
Affiliation:
University of Arizona
February 13, 2015
Overall Score of 13
Scientists generate a ton of great research on food, agriculture and climate - but sometimes, it never gets to the public. Where's the disconnect?
Affiliation:
Planet Forward, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University
February 11, 2015
Overall Score of 4
ASK THE EXPERTS: What do farmers need to know? What should they be wary of?
What problems exist with agricultural technology?
Affiliation:
George Washington University
February 09, 2015
Overall Score of 4
“Climate-Smart Agriculture,” or CSA, is a popular term right now, but what exactly does it mean? The United Nations recently declared it necessary for our future food security, and now the term is... Read More
Affiliation:
The George Washington University
February 06, 2015
Overall Score of 7
Who's climate-smart already? We take a look at three cases where the climate-smart agriculture approach has helped communities face climate change.
Affiliation:
Planet Forward, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University
February 05, 2015
Overall Score of 7
We know we have to change the way we produce food to adapt to climate change, and Climate Smart Agriculture is the way the UN is suggesting - but what exactly is it?
Affiliation:
Planet Forward, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University
February 03, 2015
Overall Score of 7
Our climate is shifting. Our population is growing. Our world is changing in ways we could never imagine. In this time of upheaval, one question keeps coming up: how will we feed the planet? The UN... Read More
A World Bank video on the Climate Smart Agriculture concept
Affiliation:
The George Washington University
February 02, 2015
Overall Score of 5
What's wrong with our food system? What's right? How do we fix the problems and elevate the successes?
Why Should We Empower Women In Agriculture?
Affiliation:
George Washington University
January 30, 2015
Overall Score of 8
How do we make the food problems that we face in the next 50 years real to everyone, so we can pull together and create change? Hear from the experts.
Who Has The Power To Change The Food System?
Affiliation:
The George Washington University
January 29, 2015
Overall Score of 16
Planet Forward was invited to the December Farm Journal conference where agricultural technology and social media were the day's highlights. 
Donavon Taves on Farming with Drones
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
January 28, 2015
Overall Score of 10
What did we learn when we attended the Food Tank summit? That we've got to stop wasting food, for one. Here's our top five.
Affiliation:
George Washington University
January 26, 2015
Overall Score of 20
Ethiopia doesn’t get the play it deserves on western media outlets. It’s the cradle of humanity—with “Lucy,” our famous hominid ancestor, once calling the area her home. It’s Christian lineage dates... Read More
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
January 23, 2015
Overall Score of 7