Fair trade falls short when it comes to hired farm workers

But this doesn't mean we should give up on fair trade certification.

The future of almonds is uncertain

Their fate is tied to that of bees, which aren't doing too great either.

Wine has barely changed since Roman times, and that’s a problem

Lack of diversity makes grapes vulnerable to climate change.

Swine flu outbreak is a wakeup call to change farming and diets

The way we're doing things clearly doesn't work.

North Carolina’s poultry farms are an unregulated environmental disaster

All eyes have been on the state's hog farms, while its poultry operations have quietly tripled in number over the past two decades with...

It’s time to embrace American hemp production

This super-plant has been misunderstood for too long.

How a 1% surcharge on restaurant bills can help fight climate change

It's a curious reversal of the farm-to-table movement.

Maple syrup: a sweet solution for farmers?

Managing a sugar bush is a win-win situation for all involved.

Why did humans start farming?

Hunter-gatherers worked less, had more varied diets, and better health – so shy did we switch to agriculture?

Patagonia is making beer from kernza, a perennial grain

The company wants to demonstrates how the global food system can be more sustainable.

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