Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Frank Asher owns Old City Farm and Guild in the D.C. neighborhood of Shaw, a community green space much needed in the concrete jungle of the District.
Rising temperatures are turning farming into a high-wire tightrope act. In a hotter, drier, more volatile world, growers have little room to make mistakes, and agricultural know-how is quickly becoming a prized commodity.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Throwback Thursday: In preparation for next Friday's Urban Agriculture Symposium, we're highlighting this piece about DC rooftop farming company Up Top Acres. You'll see the farm director at the symposium.
Francesco Fiondella, Planet Forward board member and head of communications at the Earth Institute at Columbia University, visited Kenya to learn how the community makes climate resilient choices.
University of Florida
As we approach the year 2050 with unprecedented poverty and a population rising to 9.6 billion people, I believe a key investment to be made is found in the leadership potential within the current millennial population.
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
There's a taboo surrounding the beauty standards of our food. No crooked carrots, no speckled potatoes, no bruised apples — even when they're perfectly edible.
Director of Academic Adventures, Planet Forward
As the world’s population nears 9 billion by 2050 everyone from astronauts to zookeepers are trying to figure out innovations to feed our constantly populating planet.
University Of Mississippi
Della Davidson Elementary in Oxford, Miss., has started a gardening program with hopes of one day being able to grow enough food to feed the school through their cafeteria.
One of the worst environmental disasters in history wasn’t the result of a superstorm, an earthquake or a fuel spill.