food production

environment

Algae Could Solve the World’s Food Security Crisis

Basically, eating pond scum could save the world.
Daisy Meager
11.29.16
Opinion

The Next Step for Veganism Is Ditching Our Bodies and Digitizing Our Minds

In the future, there will be no eating, drinking, or defecation.​
Zoltan Istvan
9.23.16
420

Wait, How Did Eggos Get Contaminated with Listeria?

The cinnamon ones are good, though.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.20.16
News

From Droughts to Disease, 2015 Highlighted Our Food System's Shortcomings

A look at the big moments in food production this year reveals how far we’ve come, and how very far we have left to go.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.29.15
Munchies

A Farm That Floats on Water Could Help Solve Global Food Shortage

With its aquaculture, hydroponics, and photovoltaics mash up, the "floating farm" could produce food 365 days a year, regardless of water scarcity, drought, and even natural disasters.
Gareth May
12.28.15
Pizza

This University Is Offering a Degree in Pizza

Manchester Metropolitan University has announced that it will be creating 1,500 degree-level apprenticeships in partnership with everyone’s favourite Chicken Supreme and unlimited ice cream-purveyor, Pizza Hut.
Phoebe Hurst
12.4.15
Film

How Urban Gardening Can Save Black Communities

A new documentary shows how planting the seeds of social change begins with knowing where your food comes from.
Bill Kilby
11.30.15
Munchies

We Spoke to the Guy Who Spent Six Months and $1500 Making a Sandwich

Video blogger Andy George recently documented his attempts to make a sandwich entirely from scratch; killing a chicken, making salt, and even growing his own wheat.
Abby Moss
9.21.15
Drugs

Meat-Eaters Are Doing More Than the Government to Get Antibiotics Out of Food

The government keeps saying changes are being made, but the real motivation seems to be coming from consumer pressure.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.15.15
Munchies

British People Know Terrifyingly Little About Where Food Comes From

According to a new survey, 22 percent of British people have never visited a farm, and one in seven get their knowledge of farming from Emmerdale. Basically, we know fuck all about how our food is produced.
Michael Segalov
6.3.15
Food

South Australia’s Ban on GM Crops May Have Yielded a Better Alternative

The SA state government has just trialled a new GM-free soil program that some are heralding as the future of agriculture.
Paul Gregoire
4.17.15
environment

There's a Downside to All That Greek Yogurt You're Eating

Acid whey, a byproduct from yogurt production, is harmful to rivers and streams but companies are seeking out ingenious ways to limit environmental impacts by repurposing waste.
Matt Smith
3.13.15
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