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.

The George Washington University
Pesquera Diamante, one of the leading companies in the fishing industry in Peru, saw an opportunity to help a community facing anemia and malnutrition. 
The George Washington University
Washington's Eye Street becomes eye candy for farmers market lovers.
George Washington University
I have always known that zero hunger is one of the 17 sustainability goals but I have never really known what that truly meant until now, having worked this semester with Martha's Table.

A sustainable development internship brings up an important question around sustainability of philanthropic efforts, such as supplying vitamins to NGOs: What happens when they run out of money? And, more importantly, how can we work more sustainably to avoid that? (Creative Commons)

The George Washington University
A sustainable development internship brings up an important question around sustainability of philanthropic efforts: What happens when they run out of money? And how can we avoid that?

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

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | 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.

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