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.

An open-air market in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, features mounds of fresh vegetables and fruits. (Matthew Laird Acred/Flickr)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Mississippi
Mississippi is a contradiction of limited local food access in a state with deep agricultural roots. How can we solve this uniquely American problem, and what can we learn from other countries?
Green raspberries on a plant

(Photos by Katherine Baker/Cornell University)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Cornell University
Fight global hunger using these seven plant-powered innovations for a more healthful and sustainable food system.

(Ruth Hartnup/Flickr)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
The transition to plant-based diets has been gaining ground recently — for many reasons. These diets are more sustainable, and can be easy for those with means, but can be hard to come by for others.
The George Washington University
The power of critical thinking applied to your plate may have surprising ramifications.
George Washington University
When it comes to vegan “meats,” the label alone can ignite murmurs of repulsion. However, a product gaining popularity at the market is out to change both meat-eaters’ and vegans’ ideas of meat replacements. 
The George Washington University
Through research and actions, I've learned that it's actually in the best interest of local businesses to strive for a more sustainable business model. 
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?

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