food

Medill News Service
In arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court, California and the National Pork Producers Council debated California’s move to ban the supply of pork from producers who fail to meet strict animal welfare requirements.

A cow grazing at Colorado State University's Agricultural Research, Development and Education Center on Oct. 27, 2022, in Fort Collins, Colo. (Photo by Eric Forbes)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Colorado State University, Center for Science Communication
In this video, AgNext's Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson and Dr. Sara Place discuss the future of sustainable animal agriculture.

Deep-fried crickets are a common snack in Thailand. (Takeaway/Wikimedia Commons)

George Washington University
Experts discuss the “endless” possibilities of meat-alternatives and sustainable products at SciLine’s “Future of Food” media brief.
A close-up shot of light-skinned hands, half covered by long, blue sleeves with thumbholes, holds up a white split-open pod of black beans.

Robin Clemmons rips apart a pod of black beans, demonstrating that not many people may realize where crops, like black beans, actually come from. These bean pods need to be dried before volunteers can shell them by hand — in a days work, it's tricky to fill a plastic shopping bag. (Carter Weinhofer/Eckerd College)

Planet Forward Sr. Correspondent | Eckerd College
Food security is a growing issue, but small-scale agriculture can be a catalyst to aid in large-scale food movements.

Than Naing Oo next to his garden plot in 2018 in Chicago. (Photo courtesy of Paul Bick)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
Global Garden Refugee Training Farm in Chicago makes space for refugee farmers to grow traditional fruits and vegetables, while also integrating local cultivars. One farmer shares what he grows in his farm plot.
A feral hog searches for food among some rocks.

Feral hogs are a destructive invasive species prevalent across Texas. (Roy Buri/Pixabay)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Texas Tech University
Controlling invasive species can be costly and time-consuming. Watch this video to learn how including them on your plate could be a viable way to manage and even reduce populations.

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
Can eating meat save the planet? In this short documentary, ranchers and scientists at McGinley Ranch discuss regenerative ranching practices and ecological economics. 
A vegan margherita pizza from Donna Jean's.

Donna Jean's "Killer Queen" pizza. (Leslie Patinsky Funabashi/Courtesy Donna Jean)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Arizona State University
From a classic Jewish deli, to a charming date-night spot, to a punk rock food truck, join me on a tour of some of San Diego's best and most sustainable vegan food restaurants. 
A dark plate sits on a wooden table holding artfully placed plant-based food.

One of the many plant based dishes at Rasoterra (Courtesy of Mariano Martinez)

George Washington University
By working exclusively with local producers and using traditional Spanish cooking techniques, the chefs at Barcelona restaurant Rasoterra create rich and sustainable vegan meals that highlight the possibilities of the city's culinary tradition.

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