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(Photo by Keaton Smith)

Middlebury College
I traveled to farms throughout Vermont to learn about life-cycles and to discover the most effective way to confront death: action.
Middlebury College
In 2019, Middlebury College created a visionary set of goals. Now cow poop and food waste have the ability transform a college campus.

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The George Washington University
In an age when large agribusinesses run many global farming operations, it's essential to teach sustainable farming techniques to local farmers. These skills are especially vital to know with recent severe drought in many African countries. Best... Read More
The Little Guys- Lydia Cort
The Little Guys- Lydia Cort
SUNY Environmental science and forestry
My story looks at the life of small rural farmers, and how they will be affected by climate change.
Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Next in our series: Photojournalist James Wooldridge takes a peek into the diversity of form among California's farms, which points out the intersection between art and science in agriculture.

Planet Forward students toured Bayer's research gardens as a part of our trip. But we happened to visit when the facility was open to everyone through an annual event called "Field Days," where they focus on communicating about agriculture to both educate and demystify the process. (Planet Forward)

Kansas State University
Sustainability and food used to be separate conversations. In the next story in the series, Kansas State's Olivia Bergmeier explores how sustainable ag is now a joint conversation — and both consumers and producers are talking together.
Planet Forward
In late summer 2018, 11 students from 11 different universities traveled with Planet Forward to Woodland, California, for a storytelling expedition about food waste reduction.
Frank Sesno & Chris Policinski at the 2018 Planet Forward Summit
Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Farmers genuinely care about doing their part to protect our planet, for all the same reasons as anyone else. While it’s a worthy sentiment, I believe it’s time to update our message to reflect the changing reality of our industry.
The George Washington University
Organizations like Hungry Harvest are working to reduce food waste by selling "ugly" produce.
Assignment Editor, Planet Forward
Brett Reinford and his family use a methane digester on their farm in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania to reduce food waste and generate power. 

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