Farm to Coop to Table: Food Justice in Urban Agriculture

>>WHERE IT GROWS AND WHERE IT GOES, THIS WEEK OUR TOPIC IS FOOD AS IT MATTERS TO OUR BODIES AND TO OUR COMMUNITIES. I’LL TALK WITH FARMERS AND CITY DESIGNERS WHO ARE CREATING EQUITABLE FOOD SYSTEMS AND HEAR ABOUT THE FIGHTS THAT ARE BREWING OVER URBAN LAND AND AGRICULTURE. THAT’S ALL COMING UP ON THE […]

How corn conquered the world – Chris A. Kniesly

Corn currently accounts for more than one tenth of our global crop production. The United States alone has enough cornfields to cover Germany. But while other crops we grow come in a range of varieties, over 99% of cultivated corn is the exact same type: Yellow Dent #2. This means that humans grow more Yellow […]

How a rooftop farm feeds a city | Mohamed Hage | TEDxUdeM

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo I’m an urban farmer. So I grow food in the city of Montréal, on the roofs of buildings, believe it or not. And it’s something that I’m very, very proud of. It’s something that puts a smile on my face every morning. And a while back, I was […]

Future of Food: Farming in the age of climate change

I’ve kind of accepted my fate, in a way, of being, sort of, the guy that’s alarmed about this before everybody else is. “One slice of New York cheesecake.” Why is it, in so many of the sci-fi movies, “Breakfast of champions.” food of the future comes out of a gadget? “Hydrate level four, please.” […]

Just the Job – Agricultural Consultant

Ariarne: Hi, I’m Ariarne Settle from Ashburton College and I’m really looking forward to learning about the dairy industry. Clinton: Arianne’s meeting Dairy NZ’s consulting officer for Central Canterbury, Juliette Lee. Ariarne: So are we going to Will’s farm now? Juliette: Yeah, we can go right now – we’ll just jump in the car and […]

Cameroon: L`AGRICULTURE (Agriculture)

I am Ondombo Nkodo Christine In the community of Mva`a, agriculture is diversified We will show you a cocoa plantation, Okra plantation and pineapple plantation Cocoa is a cash crop For the populations of Mva`a II It is the main source of income It is thanks to that revenue that parents pay The school fees […]

2017 Census of Agriculture Data Release Event with Secretary Sonny Perdue

Perdue:This is an important day as we announce the release of the 2017 Census of Agriculture. We have to have data like this to rely on to help us improve American agriculture. There 2.04 million farms and ranches, which is down 3.2 percent from 2012; average size of these farms 441 acres, up just a […]

Michigan Agriculture Growing Strong

Welcome to Michigan. I’m Jamie clover Adams, the director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Our fertile soils and many microclimates make Michigan home to one of the most diverse arrays of agricultural products you’ll find. Customers from around the world know Michigan is a key source of important agricultural products. Michigan […]

Agriculture Changes as a Result of the Farm Crisis

The 1970s often are viewed as a decade of misplaced expectations. Who can blame lenders for putting their money to work in such productive ways? And who can blame farmers for trying to become more competitive? Yet the sad truth is that agriculture, like any endeavor, will always have some who fail. And their numbers […]

Climate Change and Agriculture in the Garden State

Climate change is expected to have a big impact on agriculture. We’ve seen temperatures rising at a rate of about 3 degrees per century for an annual average. We also see that the nearby ocean waters have been warming, and there’s a lower frequency of snow and ice happening especially during the spring season. We’re […]