From rain-soaked fields in the Corn Belt to drowned livestock, food shocks — abrupt disruptions to food production — are becoming more common as a result of extreme weather.
Powdered milk production for the Chinese market is being marketed as a boon for rural areas, but many of the people who live nearby disagree.
Craft brewing, artisanal baking and innovative mills and malthouses are reviving Maine's economic might.
“Food is a tool that can be used either for oppression or liberation,” says Auset. SÜPRMARKT, a pop-up grocery store, offers low-cost organic foods in South Los Angeles, an underserved community where food access is deeply tied to structural racism.
Green Garden Bakery offers delicious, plant-based treats, entrepreneurial skills and community support to an underserved neighborhood — all while the staff attends high school.
Eco Interns, a teen-focused entrepreneurial program in New Jersey, offers job training and education in community gardens and farmers’ markets for an underserved urban community.
The Baltimore-based Black Church Food Security Network is building a community-centered food system to combat "food apartheid" by connecting black farmers with historically African American churches.
Electronic surveillance of fishing vessels could help protect fisheries.
The urban farming powerhouse had a global reputation. Then, it collapsed last year under mounting debt, prompting big questions about what happened and what comes next.