This Engineer Is Building a DIY Mars Habitat In His Backyard
How Jeff Raymond is pioneering sustainable agriculture for Earth and Mars.
These Greenhouse Designers Are Bringing Fresh Food to Arctic Communities
Stefany Nieto and Ben Canning are providing affordable, healthy food to remote communities, and involving locals in the process.
This Seed Sharing Network Was Designed Like a Dating Site
Will co-opting the appeal of online dating services be enough to secure crop diversity the world over?
What a Time to be Alive
Farm Researchers Are Using Military Face-Recognition Software to Inspect Grapes
Why measure sorghum when you can get a robot to do it faster?
Meet the Meat-Free Burger That’s Winning Bros Over
Impossible Foods wants to win over the meat-eaters of the world, and keep them coming back.
Hacking Quinoa DNA Could Help Solve Our Food Security Crisis
Researchers at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia say that by decoding the seed’s genome sequence, its DNA can be altered to significantly enhance yield.
This New Super Crop Could Change the Way We Grow Wheat
British researchers claim the new GM wheat crop can photosynthesize more efficiently to produce higher yields.
Seed Researchers Just Saved the Gin and Tonic from Extinction
Thanks to a seed-banking project from the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, juniper—one of the main ingredients in gin—is now safe from the fungal disease that had threatened to wipe it out.
Algae Could Solve the World’s Food Security Crisis
Basically, eating pond scum could save the world.
This Scientific Breakthrough Could Completely Change the Way the World Grows Food
The solution? Just get plant life to more efficiently photosynthesize.
Peru Keeps Thousands of Potato Seeds in an Earthquake-Proof Vault
Seed banks are often overlooked, but they’re an essential part of preserving food security.
Bayer Just Bought Monsanto, Here's Why You Should Care
The latest in a long list of major mergers could threaten food security.