Food

Eat better, smarter. Grow cleaner, more sustainable food. Great bumper stickers, but how do you do it? PF members offer their solutions on how use science and good practice to feed ourselves more sustainably.

Kansas State University
A lecture covering global food production emphasizes the importance of intensification for sustainable agriculture around the world.

Guests attended Dinner 2040 to discuss food security and sustainability. (Anya Magnuson/ASU News Now)

Arizona State University
Dinner 2040 seeks to explore the “future of food,” integrating sustainable practices into food production and distribution all while respecting health, culture and ecological integrity.
School Without Walls Senior High School
It’s commonly said that dogs are man’s best friend. However, some jobs done by dogs are a bit more unusual — including the way the Maryland Department of Agriculture is putting their heightened sense of smell to work.

(Tulane Public Relations/Wikimedia Commons)

American University School of Communication
Square Roots is bringing indoor farming to a city center near you. Learn how this project is bridging gaps in the food system and how you can join its team.

A pneumoniae bacterium inside a mouse lung. (The Journal of Cell Biology/Flickr)

Northwestern University
While the media have done some collective soul-searching after Donald Trump was elected president, attempting to answer the question, "How did we get here?" One possibility that we’ve all failed to recognize is biology. 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
In the third episode of Sciencecast, we talk with Dr. Jonathan Patz, director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and explore the relationship between climate change and health issues around the world.
The George Washington University
Our fall Planet Forward Salon brought food expert and NPR correspondent Allison Aubrey to George Washington University to discuss methods of "Telling the Story of Wasted Food."

Dr. Stephen Carmody founded the Native Cultigen Project at Sewanee: The University of the South. (Photo courtesy Stephen Carmody)

Sewanee: University of the South
By understanding agricultural practices of those indigenous to this region, the Native Cultigen Project may be able to ignite a new wave of sustainable agriculture – one that looks to the past for solutions for the future.
Ask a Farmer: What does Food Waste Look Like for You?
Ask a Farmer: What does Food Waste Look Like for You?
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Farmers from around the world talk about what food waste — or wasted food — means in their country. At what point is the food wasted — post-harvest or post-consumer?

Photo: Kid Power DC

American University School of Communication
Urban gardening could be the next step in tackling conflicts with public health in the DMV and its food delivery system.

Pages