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.

Planet Forward
Kevin Maas from Farm Power Northwest gives us a tour of his anaerobic methane digestion facility and explains how his beneficial relationship with local dairy farmers. See Kevin's pitch on the technology here: http://community.planetforward.org/... Read More
Planet Forward
Kevin Maas from Farm Power Northwest LLC in Mt. Vernon, WA explains why he thinks using manure for energy via anaerobic methane digestion is an important source of alternative energy. Find out more about the process and Kevin's plant at www.... Read More
A Congressional briefing on capturing and using renewable biogas from urban and agricultural waste streams to help address our nation’s climate, energy, and resource management challenges.
Environmental health experts speaking at a May 24, 2010 event on Capitol Hill. Are coal and oil really as cheap as we think they are? How much does the resulting pollution -- and the associated respiratory and cardiovascular diseases -- cost us?... Read More
Planet Forward
Most everyone has heard of ethanol from corn, but what about ethanol from trees? That's what Colorado-based ZeaChem, Inc. are planning to do with a new plant opening in Boardman, Oregon. The plant, which will produce 250,000 gallons of ethyl acetate... Read More
We know eating locally and organically is a healthier lifestyle, but did you also know that doing so can help reduce your carbon footprint? Not only does it contribute to a healthier lifestyle and planet, but eating locally and organically also... Read More
Planet Forward
The potential disastrous effects of a chemical plant accident are well known. How much should we be worried about potential security and safety risks for our chemical plants? An April 6th article from the Seattle PI highlights these issues.
Planet Forward
Planet Forward host, Frank Sesno, interviews the producer/director of the PBS documentary, "Food, Inc.", Robert Kenner. Food, Inc. premieres on PBS, April 21.
With higher gas prices and global warming not to mention brow clouds many people are trying to find more efficient vehicles. With traffic increasing and parking always a hassle and costly in the city many are trying to beat the system.
Planet Forward
Planet Forward host, Frank Sesno, poses questions from the Planet Forward community to Robert Kenner, producer/director of the film Food, Inc. Food, Inc. premieres as a part of the P.O.V. independent film series April 21 on local PBS stations around... Read More

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