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.

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American University School of Communication
If the Pilgrims saw the average Thanksgiving turkey today, they might not recognize it due to selective breeding.
Join us for an inside look at The Fresh Food Factory.
Join us for an inside look at The Fresh Food Factory.
George Washington University
In this 360 video, you will learn how The Fresh Food Factory, an urban farm in Anacostia, is revolutionizing food access in DC food deserts.
American University School of Communication
Out-of-season fruits take a major toll on the environment. This winter, think about the real costs of that carton of strawberries and consider a greener solution.
Food Insecurity in America
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Food insecurity — where access to adequate food is limited by a lack of money and other resources — is a bigger problem in the U.S. than you may think. 
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American University School of Communication
Every fall, pumpkins are a major source of food waste. Here is how you can put your jack-o'-lantern to good use this Halloween.
Featured Contributor
This winter or spring break -- instead of going on school vacation -- consider how you can turn your time off into a time on for learning and serving the earth.
Profile of an Urban Gardener
Profile of an Urban Gardener
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Frank Asher owns Old City Farm and Guild in the D.C. neighborhood of Shaw, a community green space much needed in the concrete jungle of the District. 

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The George Washington University
Pulses can help you and the environment stay alive, healthy and sustainable just like a heartbeat. In fact, you’ve probably eaten pulses in the past month.

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Nexus Media
Rising temperatures are turning farming into a high-wire tightrope act. In a hotter, drier, more volatile world, growers have little room to make mistakes, and agricultural know-how is quickly becoming a prized commodity.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Throwback Thursday: In preparation for next Friday's Urban Agriculture Symposium, we're highlighting this piece about DC rooftop farming company Up Top Acres. You'll see the farm director at the symposium.

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