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.

Local RI Maple Syrup by Uncle Buck
Local RI Maple Syrup by Uncle Buck
Roger Williams University
ASHAWAY R.I.__ This past winter has been one of the snowiest winter’s to date. It was multiple blizzards that buried the northeast and the people of Rhode Island went into hibernation. Uncle Buck’s Sugar House in Ashaway, R.I. felt the impact of... Read More
"Food+Innovation = Curitba, Brazil"
"Food+Innovation = Curitba, Brazil"
George Washington University
"Food+Innovation = Curitba, Brazil"  My idea involves using a sustainable food security program created by city officials in Curitiba, Brazil as a model for developing nations to impact global food and nutrition security.  
KinoSol
The photos above depict a few of the women I was fortunate enough to meet and communicate with while in southern rural India. Driving along the main highways of India reveals a site not commonly seen in my soy and corn filled state of Iowa. Rather... Read More
Video by Anna Sumi, Alyssa Bruns, Diana Wilkinson
Video by Anna Sumi, Alyssa Bruns, Diana Wilkinson
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Eating vegan is a surefire way to reduce your carbon footprint, and get a little healthier in the process. But is it easy to do? Can you just jump into it? Is it cost effective?
Roger Williams University
Blue Skys Farm is a small farm located in Cranston, Rhode Island that is operated by Christina Dedora. The farm is about 2 acres of land and is currently producing lettuce, arugula, and spinach. This farm produces different fruits and vegetables... Read More
Aquidneck Honey is located in Middletown, R.I.
Aquidneck Honey is located in Middletown, R.I.
Roger Williams University
When owner of Aquidneck Honey, Jeff Mello realized the importance of bees in our food supply, his whole life changed. This man of many trades decided to become a best friend to his worst enemy. He became dedicated to beekeeping, while deathly... Read More
b.good in Cranston, RI
b.good in Cranston, RI
Roger Williams University
Who Knew Fast Food Could B.(so)Good? CRANSTON, R.I. __ When you walk through the doors of b.good burgers in the Garden City plaza, one can’t help but notice the pictures of farmers and other local purveyors lining the walls. Among them, there are... Read More
Hydroponics at RWU
Hydroponics at RWU
Roger Williams University
BRISTOL R.I.__ Nestled by the Mt. Hope Bay lies the campus of Roger Williams University and is home to a state of the art science building where salt water tanks line the labs, except for one. The self-sustaining Hydroponics system that the club... Read More
Explorers in America
Waste doesn't have to stay waste. Tommy and Benji visit a plant that's turning everything into something useful.

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