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.

SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
Sustainable business practices are being adopted by companies globally for many reasons. Healthy work environment, healthy communities, and a healthy planet.
The George Washington University
Where does all the food waste that we throw in the trash and discard really end up and how can we ensure that it will not go to waste?
The George Washington University
The Food Recovery Network, a nonprofit started by students at the University of Maryland, recovers unused food from university cafeterias and brings them to community members in need.
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
As the population grows we are constantly asked the question of, how to manage our waste?
University of Wisconsin
Produce is held to high aesthetic standards. Many so-called "ugly" fruits and vegetables never make it past the farm, which can result in food waste.
Algae bioreactors

Energaia's bioreactors on the Novotel rooftop. (Photo courtesy Energaia)

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Microalgae could play a critical role in feeding a rapidly expanding global population.

Mealworms, the larval form of the mealworm beetle, and an edible insect (OakleyOriginals/Creative Commons)

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Insect farming has the potential to reduce malnutrition in food insecure areas of the world.
Warren Wilson College
Created in the wake of a murder that shook the rural farming community, Anathoth Community Garden & Farm seeks to heal the strained relationships between neighbors and provide good food to low-income residents.
Hangin with Grandfather Rocks
SUNY-ESF
Indigenous peoples are going to pave the way for a new system that honors the diverse ecosystems of the world as partners in economic and cultural well-being.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Find out what Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is and why this new farming model is the answer to growing better food, reducing waste, creating connection and overall building a foundation for a more sustainable future.

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