Global food production increased with over 50% between 1986 and 2009. Meanwhile the trade in food for direct human consumption has incr...
The company hopes to one day power vertical farms in offices, restaurants, hotels, supermarkets and even individual homes.
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The takeaway from a blockbuster climate report: As the temperature goes up, crop yields will go down.
The changes to the farming sector in Mexico unleashed by NAFTA represent more than a trend of people eating hamburgers and fries instead of tacos and drinking Pepsi instead of a traditional Jamaica juice. Along with changes in Mexico's food system, NAFTA has caused a series of shocks to the Mexican countryside, forcing many farm workers to abandon their lands and look for work in cities or in the US or elsewhere. It has turned Mexico into a food dependent country, which is no longer able to feed its population without imports. [...]
Crippling costs, bad weather and disease have hit the countryside hard - and left the future of British food in jeopardy. Jay Rayner meets the farmers fighting for survival
With the recently leaked discussion paper by the Coalition reigniting old passions for a northern irrigated food bowl, Australia must again contemplate its vision for the north. Is this our chance to learn
Any investment manager will tell an investor to spread risks, to have a diverse portfolio, to engage with many sectors of the local economy, to invest in other parts of the globe, to hedge your bets, a
Who knew a Victory Garden could have you facing defeat? A Michigan woman is looking at the prospect of 93 days in jail because she planted vegetables in planters in her front yard and refused to ab
My monthly (first Sunday) San Francisco Chronicle Food Matters column is on guess what? This will be the last post on the new food icon for a while at least, I promise. Food plate icon improvement
Sedgwick, Maine has done what no other town in the United States has done. The town unanimously passed an ordinance giving its citizens the right "to produce, process, sell, purchase, and consume local foods of their choosing."