Sustainability

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What Are Resilient Crops?

Shifts in weather patterns and harsh weather conditions are phenomena that humankind has been witnessing for many years. These occurrences can impact our day-to-day lives in many ways, particularly in…

Food Packaging and the Quality of Your Food

When we go to the grocery store and buy products such canned soups, cookies, juice and other foods and beverages, we interact with different forms of food packaging. For example,…

The U.S. Food Supply Amid COVID-19

Amid the new normal of social distancing, video–call family reunions, and limited trips outside our homes, it seems that people are cooking more than usual. This may be the reason…

Food Trends to Watch in 2020

Intuitive Eating and the “Un-Diet”; Sustainability (Finally!) Takes Shape; New Food Tech Gathers Momentum (Washington, D.C.)—As a new year and new decade offer opportunities to take stock of where we’ve…

Growing Upwards: Q & A on Vertical Farming

Over time, farming practices have evolved to use less energy, pesticides, water and other needed inputs to grow the foods we depend on. A type of farming that recently has…