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 […]

President Obama Speaks on Supporting Agriculture to Fight Hunger

The President: Well, good morning, everybody. Thank you, Catherine Bertini, and Dan Glickman and everyone at the Chicago Council. We were originally going to convene, along with the G8, in Chicago. But since we’re not doing this in my hometown, I wanted to bring a little bit of Chicago to Washington. (laughter) It is wonderful […]

Episode 5 – Catching insects while growing vegetables in a greenhouse

More food with less water – episode 5 Be a GREEN MUSKETEER, reforest the world with us! Elsenhout (The Netherlands) April 2013 This is episode 5 of the series ‘More food, less water, with Groasis’. Groasis did these vegetable trials with the Groasis Waterboxx during 2013 in The Netherlands. The experiment has 2 objectives: Can […]

Building Better Agriculture One Atom at a Time

Joining two international organizations with complementary mandates – promoting peaceful use of nuclear technologies, reducing world hunger and poverty through improved agricultural production Linking third millennium technology with the traditions of conventional agriculture making sure natural resources are protected for future generations, that the food produced is safe to eat and that all people have […]

Anna Lappé & Food MythBusters — Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world?

Mushrooms Change Lives in Africa

Rob: While we have our own struggles here in the heartland, the world’s economy continues to worsen. For Africa, it’s a crisis that only adds to the on-going struggle with hunger and crippling poverty. Today, we’ll meet several people right here at home, hoping to help. And we begin with a farm couple who believe […]