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.

Human umbilical vein endothelial cells. (The Journal of Cell Biology/Flickr)

Northwestern University
Biological engineers are using stem cells to study the way cells interact and form unique structures on their own, hoping to one day utilize the biotechnology to create machine-like "hyper organs" and cell-based implants.
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Is agriculture inherently exploitative and destructive, or can we learn a new way from the traditional ecological knowledge of indigenous cultures?
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Agricultural management can destroy wildlife habitat, but ecological agriculture, like that practiced by indigenous peoples around the world, can provide both people and wildlife with the resources they need.

(Tomasz B. Falkowski/SUNY-ESF)

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Ecological disturbances have long been considered destructive, but in reality, can be an essential life-giving force that maintains ecosystem health.
Pittsburgh Aquaponics
Pittsburgh Aquaponics
The George Washington University
Pittsburgh Aquaponics is a University of Pittsburgh-based project that aims to showcase the power of aquaponics in downtown Pittsburgh.
Food
Food
The George Washington University
My video story focuses on food disparity in D.C. by focusing on Ward 7 which is a classified food desert.
A solution to feeding the world.
A solution to feeding the world.
George Washington University
Precision farming is an innovative method that uses upcoming technology to help feed an extra 2+ billion people by the year 2050. 
Girl playing game
George Washington University
A community scrambles as a school sinks into the water.
Diagnosis: Diabetes. Prescription: Vegetables.
Diagnosis: Diabetes. Prescription: Vegetables.
The George Washington University
The Fruit and Vegetable Prescription program is an innovative way of treating diet related illnesses that empowers farmers, doctors and people to eat healthier and adopt a lifestyle change that treats the illness at its core.

Personal Food Computer (PFC) v2.0 alpha (2016). (Photo courtesy of Open Agriculture Initiative, MIT Media Lab)

SUNY ESF
MIT’s Open Agriculture Initiative is drawing on the very societal changes that have distanced average citizens from traditional agriculture to close the gap in knowledge and control what we eat.

Pages