nutrition

University of Arizona
Nairobi is growing exponentially. Can urban farming help a city on track to reach 8.5 million people achieve a more food secure future?
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.
George Washington University
Food waste is a tragedy, but it doesn't have to happen. I made this infographic to spark further interest in the topic and give some first steps on being a more sustainable consumer. 
Beef

Sustainable cattle farming creates a smaller carbon footprint in Freiburg, Germany. But is sustainable cattle ranching feasible on the large scale that the U.S. beef market demands? (Shandra Furtado/Planet Forward)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Cornell University
Beef is a major player in our food system, but at what cost? Correspondent Katherine Baker discusses the effects of beef on the environment and our health in this op-ed. 
Leafy Green Machine greens

The Leafy Green Machine is optimized for the growth of a wide variety of lettuces, herbs and hearty greens. (Photo courtesy Freight Farms)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
The triple bottom line solution to our food system.

Source: CSIRO/Wikimedia Commons

The George Washington University
Pulses can help you and the environment stay alive, healthy and sustainable just like a heartbeat. In fact, you’ve probably eaten pulses in the past month.
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
Georgetown's McDonough School of Business recently hosted a Net Impact SolutionLab that had students consider a social problem and come up with innovative business plans to solve it.
The George Washington University
Feeling healthy and eating quick are usually at odds, but fast-casual is trying to bridge the gap.
Fast Food: Nutrition Or Nightmare?
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
Fast food is big business, but it trades convenience for health. As obesity grows, it's worth taking a look what we're putting into our bodies on the go.
Video by Maggie Kierstead and Anna Sumi
Video by Maggie Kierstead and Anna Sumi
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Losing weight is already an incredibly hard task, even in the best of circumstances. Now imagine you live in a food desert, with no access to a car, a low income and no supermarkets nearby.

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