New data shows more than a third of all U.S. producers are women, and many are supporting each other through in-person connections.
Edible #insects, #CBD and cell-cultured meat: Regulating the future of #food https://t.co/Q3YlcIWp01 https://t.co/7seyyydhNJOpen
Lawyers and former FDA and USDA regulators gathered to discuss the future of these trends and how the government could decide to regulate them.
The #ICTforAg2019 Conference will take place on June 5 in Washington, D.C.! If you have an idea for a speaker, panel session or lightning talk, submit it here by May 1! https://t.co/xv1qVEZrat #endhunger https://t.co/x9XAJf77i9Open
Submission deadline: 6 PM EST, Wednesday, May 1st 2019 Join global leaders for a 1-day conference exploring the future of agriculture, food security, resilient populations and technology, ...
"Unfortunately, food waste isn’t sexy, and many initiatives go unnoticed," says @RNAeatsBugs. Conscientiously celebrate #EarthDay2019 with these tips for reducing event food waste! #EarthDay https://t.co/zda1KhBInzOpen
Why and how to fight food waste to celebrate Earth Day’s 49th anniversary.
The Sibbel Family Farm, south of Carroll, Iowa, builds a better food system simply by its method of farming—antibiotic free with no added hormones, good husbandry practices, and sustainable farming methods. #IGrowYourFood #GoodFoodforAll https://t.co/LyR1wMVinl https://t.co/J2caPbFtq5Open
Scott Sibbel, a Niman Ranch farmer, believes his traditional, sustainable, and humane practices are what makes his food top notch.
RT @GlobalLF: After planting 10 million trees, Araku farmer families now aim to transition wholly to sustainable farming practices. Check out the journey of 40,000 Araku farmers in India. #GoodFoodforAll #IGrowYourFood @IFOAMorganic https://t.co/c6p99LznLhOpen
From degraded lands to a biodiverse terroir for premium coffee & food forests: the journey of 40,000 Araku farmers in India
After having planted 10 million trees, Araku farmer families now aim at transitioning their agriculture wholly to sustainable farming practices. Araku is home to Adivasi tribes, considered ...
The Peterson Family Farm in Decator, MI is determined to reach a sustainable food system and treat fields with integrity. They are excited about the rest of the world following at every level of the food system.#IGrowYourFood #GoodFoodforAll https://t.co/9vv5QszmGi https://t.co/nkclikb2L5Open
These family farmers are proving that protecting farmland for future generations requires responsible land use off the farm and through the whole community.
RT @GlobalLF: “To achieve landscape restoration goals, we must connect individual decisions and policies and the national and regional level,” concluded director general of the World Agroforestry Centre (@ICRAF) Tony Simons. #thinklandscape #glfnairobi2018 https://t.co/JvyrZE1nzMOpen
Nuanced, regionalized approaches
Out of 30,000 global edible plant species, only 30 species are used to feed people. https://t.co/y5CiRgfeVfOpen
The Rediscovered Food Initiative uses storytelling to raise awareness about the global lack of crop biodiversity
@BeyondMeat enters prepared #meal delivery with @TrifectaSystem partnership https://t.co/uqt0h5YPSf https://t.co/jDPYKZxcFDOpen
The California-based organic food company is adding the popular Beyond Burger and other plant-based products to its service offered to consumers nationwide.
RT @USFRA: Our CEO @fitzisit caught up with @DaniNierenberg on the @foodtank #podcast about the diversity of opinions being key to collaboration. She shares, "It takes all #farms for a better future. It's our farmers who are the solution to protecting the planet." https://t.co/s7Z1I2TLmmOpen
The USFRA’s new direction brings farmers together to address sustainable agriculture, holding new standards for agriculture in protecting the climate.
Nature-friendly #farming systems inc. #organic offer our best hope of responding to #climatechange 🚜💚 We must reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions, whilst protecting #soil health, nurturing biodiversity, & building resilience into ag systems. https://t.co/BWV8B4iiLROpen
Agroecological systems can make huge contribution to Paris Agreement target of keeping global warming below 2°C, according to new study
Tim Roseland of Roseland Family Farms believes family farmers dedicated to how they raise their livestock are leaders in protecting people, animals, and environmental health. Read their full story here: https://t.co/GKjdfrXjNs #IGrowYourFood #GoodFoodforAll https://t.co/PXFZkptvYxOpen
Tim and Deleana Roseland are farming and raising pigs with sustainable methods and humane care, making a difference in the future of farming.
We're running out of time to act on #climatechange. A new study by @IDDRI_ThinkTank shows #agroecological #farming systems, e.g #organic, can help keep #globalwarming below 2°C. Govt must support farmers to be #climate resilient & #nature friendly 💚🚜🙌 https://t.co/l2lx5KOIEt https://t.co/XtPcoJNmB8Open
The report from French think-tank IDDRI looks at how climate mitigation strategies often rely on intensifying food production, proposing to increase yields to free up land for afforestation ...
RT @sustainableag: Curious what NSAC's implementation priorities are for the Farm Bill's #organic, #research, extension, and education programs? Check out our blog for a complete outline: https://t.co/gKqm8euFR3Open
Readout and recommendations from USDA's Research, Education, and Extension listening session on implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill.
From plant-based proteins to lab-grown meat, startups are vying to upend the $90b meat industry. Join us on April 30 to hear how @lifeakua @ecovative and @eatbanza are rethinking protein. RSVP: https://t.co/zM5b4nDTS5 #foodtech https://t.co/0U22P8YQGHOpen
Tue, Apr 30, 2019, 6:00 PM: Alternative proteins are increasingly becoming a staple of modern day diets. Consumer demand for ethical, sustainable and healthy sources of protein has fueled a ...
Inside The Hatchery: Chicago's #food #incubator is laying a foundation for industry growth https://t.co/Rx8uKTv0HX https://t.co/GPiG1ynKDyOpen
The new 67,000-square-foot facility is open for business with ingenuity from entrepreneurs and several partnerships with big food companies including PepsiCo, Conagra Brands and Kellogg.
#Biodiversity Requirements Will Enhance #Organic Standards, Says Kathleen Merrigan https://t.co/m5NuvJW5BP #NOP @USDA https://t.co/F6LTDGz7MHOpen
Kathleen Merrigan says it's time to enhance existing organic standards to better support things like biodiversity and soil health.
According to the new 2017 agriculture census data, there were more than 321,000 young farmers in the US, up from 2012's count of 208,000. Sounds good? It's complicated. https://t.co/mccBbAtldd via @CivilEats #agcensusOpen
The number of young farmers rose just 2 percent in the new farm census, and even that growth might not have been possible without incentives like tuition-free ag college.