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.

Low-lying areas on Sapelo Island like Alligator Pond are susceptible to increased flooding during hurricanes and tidal surges. (Evan Barnard/University of Georgia)

University of Georgia
Hidden ecological and agricultural treasures lie off the coast of Georgia in Sapelo Island, where a group of African descendants have lived for centuries.
George Washington University
Farmers markets provide a healthier, more environmentally friendly alternative to commercially farmed food.
George Washington University
Mundo Verde, a bilingual elementary school in NW D.C., prides itself on being a "green" school. One way they encourage this is to provide children with sustainable meals.
SUNY ESF
Food waste is a huge problem not only in the United States but around the world. Insects have been used to help mitigate food waste in two ways; breaking down food waste and re purposing it and using it to feed humans.
SUNY ESF
Indoor mushroom farms offer a local alternative to meat and imported mushrooms with high greenhouse gas emissions.
Middlebury College
Students at Middlebury College run Middlebury Foods, a nonprofit grocery delivery service working to create a low-cost, sustainable and community-based food system in their county.
Conservation Meditation
Conservation Meditation
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | University of Mississippi
This meditative video presents the simplicity, power, and possibilities of conservation through the lens of the indigenous people of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
George Washington University
This is a video about transporting food into urban areas.
A 13 year-old chicken farmer finds success.
A 13 year-old chicken farmer finds success.
UNC Chapel Hill
A 13-year-old boy is making his environmental mark by raising 60 chickens in order to sell sustainably-produced eggs.
Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY Plattsburgh
Water management is not always thought of as an international issue, but for unique watersheds like Lake Champlain, flood mitigation has become a concern for all area locals, regardless of borders.

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