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.

Independent
Secure more water, curb pollution, end interior flooding and create jobs through a national project that will correct our sin of neglect, abuse and waste to our most precious resource. It is not gold, oil or even food. It is the substance that makes... Read More
Planet Forward
Get ready for our next segment on Bloomberg TV by learning more about Ecovative Design! Planet Forward’s Frank Sesno talks with Ecovative’s founder about their mission to replace styrofoam and plastic! Watch>>
This time-lapse video condenses 14 days of EcoCradle™ growth into 14 seconds.
Editor's Note: Tune in on Monday to our segment on Bloomberg West to hear the latest exciting news from Ecovative! Mushroom materials can be used for a variety of building applications, including insulation, structural insulating panels and... Read More
An innovative way to make and dispose of packaging: grow it and throw it back into your garden. This company is trying to revolutionize the way we make packaging. Like this idea? Vote for it, and maybe we'll feature it on TV.
At a time when housing prices are falling nationwide, one thing can actually add resale value: sustainable improvements.
“Think of the pollution and the global warming caused by its transport. Think of the ascendancy of corporate agribusiness over family farms. Think of the loss of nutrients during a weeklong journey from soil to supermarket.” – Time.com
by Miranda Green and Andrea Vittorio The George Washington University group GroW has started a community garden on campus. The result: good food, local honey and a few dirty hands!
Bananas from Ecuador — 2,700 miles. Grapes from Chile — 5,000 miles. Apples from New Zealand — 8,600 miles. Buying food from in the U.S. often resembles a frequent flier mile stat sheet. These miles mean wasted energy and detrimental impact to the... Read More

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