Our food system is a major producer of greenhouse gas. Changing the way we eat can make a difference.
Food for 9 Billion
Exploring the challenge of keeping ourselves fed
at a time of rapid social and environmental change
Are we ready for post-modern farming?
Twentieth-century agriculture was built on cheap oil. Maybe it’s time for an information-age rethink.
China’s new leaders face growing concerns from Chinese eaters
As the country strains to meet its growing food needs, consumers insist that the government not cut corners.
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China strains to satisfy growing demand for meat
China’s growing appetite for meat and dairy is driving big changes in everything from farming to food safety.
The world is fat – now what?
The global obesity crisis is gradually pushing its way into the public’s consciousness. Our response is still a work in progress.
If the Greek diet is so healthy, why are so many Greeks overweight?
Don’t blame traditional foods for Greece’s growing health crisis.
New hunger numbers offer mixed messages
The 2012 Global Hunger Index reports impressive improvements but warns of troubles ahead.
Higher temperatures bring new struggles in Calif. wine country
Bing cherries are harvested from Jeff Colombini’s orchard in Lodi, where a shorter chilling season has resulted in many stunted, half-grown blossoms.Serene Fang/Center for Investigative Reporting Listen to KQED’s audio report: Farmers have always been gamblers, long accustomed to betting on the probabilities of the weather. But for the Napa Valley, where the temperatures have […]
Will Africa’s supermarket revolution benefit the poor?
The supermarket revolution is sweeping across Africa, transforming everything from the way people eat to the crops farmers grow. Is this good news for the continent’s poor?
Market access isn’t only hurdle for Africa’s small-scale farmers
Supermarkets could be a ticket out of poverty for millions of poor farmers. But there’s a lot of work to do first.