The University of Wisconsin-Madison
A University of Wisconsin-Madison program for beginning dairy and livestock farmers is teaching sustainable agricultural practices, which can both help students find an economic niche and benefit the environment.
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.
Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Mississippi
Mississippi is a contradiction of limited local food access in a state with deep agricultural roots. How can we solve this uniquely American problem, and what can we learn from other countries?
University of Wisconsin Madison
Industrial agriculture is a huge contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and now, more than ever, people are exploring alternative food cultivation systems such as hydroponics to offset the damage done by industrial agriculture.
Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Wisconsin - Madison
A Madison, Wisconsin-based dream of a hydroponics-driven future: How one student organization hopes to inspire others to embrace clean, sustainable urban agriculture.
Next in our series: Stevenson University's Quinn Luethy looks deeper into how we're going to feed our planet's growing population. Solutions include the development of crops that can withstand the challenges of climate change.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Cornell University
Next in our Tackling Food Waste series: Any food discussion inevitably involves GMOs. Columbia University's Katherine Baker spoke with an organic farmer and plant pathologist/geneticist to find out more.
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.
In the next story in our Tackling Food Waste series, Eckerd College student Brigit Kenney looks at the broad connection between food production to actually getting that food on our plates. It's a much larger process than she expected to see.