More farmers seem more open to new practices, leading to to higher crop yields, or doing more with less. The limits in agriculture are fading as farmers show greater willingness for today's innovation.
The world population is estimated to rise over 9 billion in 2050, putting pressure on food security, Cara Mayo and Ben Simon write. Could food recovery be the key to securing the food industry?
FoodLink, a New York food hub, is working on a new approach to distributing local produce across the state of New York. FoodLink has distributed more than $125 million worth of food to communities in western and central New York.
A conference in Nairobi has leaders calling for better food security and environment services in Africa. Agricultural production must increase by 70 percent in order to feed people in Africa, according to one United Nations official.
Williams College students have created a program for shoppers purchase coupons for extra items at a local co-op. These coupons are given to community members in need to receive fresh food.
Latin American cities have been using urban farming to address issues such as poverty and food insecurity. For instance, Lima, Peru, has implemented urban farming techniques such as water treatment plants to treat the city's wastewater.