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A group of people walk down a path lined with tall plants. Signs on either side of the maze entrance usher maze-goers inside.

Maze-goers walk through the entrance of the At’l Do Farms maze made up of seven different crops designed to reduce the amount of water required to grow in a drought-stricken West Texas landscape. (Katie Perkins)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Texas Tech University
How one West Texas family created a sustainable and drought-tolerant crop maze to save a beloved fall tradition from drying out.

Roy Pfaltzgraff uses sustainable soil health practices on his farm in Haxtun, Colorado. (Eric Forbes)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Colorado State University, Center for Science Communication
Colorado farmer, Roy Pfaltzgraff, reflects on the challenges he faces as a farmer, how he has adapted, and the importance of consumers understanding food production.
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
Have you ever wondered where the chicken on your plate came from? More specifically, what it took to transform a live animal into a topping for your sandwich? In this video, we explore the labor and love that goes into processing poultry. Similar to... Read More
A herd of tawny brown cattle graze in silvopasture amongst trees spaced several feet apart.

Cattle graze in silvopasture (Photo courtesy of The National Agroforestry Center/ https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/?ref=ccsearch&atype=rich).

Planet Forward FAO Fellow | Franklin & Marshall College
Sustainable agriculture has an accessibility problem. One Virginia farmer has a vision to solve it.
Tractor in a lush field at sunset
Northwestern University
According to The Nature Conservancy, intense weather will transform hydrology, health, economics, and ecosystems in Illinois, as reported by Eva Herscowitz for Medill.

A baby zucchini grows beneath a yellow blossom. (Maja Dumat/Creative Commons)

The George Washington University
The pandemic may have forced you into a new relationship with food. But the food that ends up on your plate has always traveled a complicated, exploitative, and convoluted path to get there.
Learn how to reduce food waste, save money on groceries, and help the environment
Featured Contributor
Nearly a third of food is wasted at the household level and that eats into our own finances while damaging the environment. How can we fix this?
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
Francis Wachira shows it is possible to end hunger and fight climate change through urban farming in Nairobi, Kenya.
Sustainable Dairy Farming in Wisconsin
Sustainable Dairy Farming in Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese is a Wisconsin family-owned farm that is carbon negative due to their anaerobic manure digester.
Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
As we aim toward sustainable, more accessible agricultural practices, community supported agriculture (CSA) continues to grow. This fictional story offers insight to the beginning of the movement.

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