More About: 'Agriculture'

How Dr. Bronner’s Empowers Mint Farmers In India
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How Dr. Bronner’s Empowers Mint Farmers In India

Dr. Bronner’s is a great example of a company that’s incorporated fair trade practices directly into its business model, helping to build a ...

How You Can Help Build Wells With Charity: Water
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How You Can Help Build Wells With Charity: Water

Around the world, more than 663 million people live without access to clean water—and this month we’re partnering with charity: water to do something ...

Here’s How EPIC Celebrates Earth Day, Every Day
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Here’s How EPIC Celebrates Earth Day, Every Day

Every year on April 22, individuals and businesses come together for Earth Day, a celebration of sustainability and the environment. EPIC is one ...

Meet Our Meat (and Seafood): Thrive Market’s Program Is Creating a Better Food Future
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Meet Our Meat (and Seafood): Thrive Market’s Program Is Creating a Better Food Future

When biologist Allan Savory gave the keynote address at Slow Food USA’s Slow Meat Symposium in 2014, he called agriculture “the most destructive ...

Can Urban Farming Revitalize Detroit’s Lower East Side?
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Can Urban Farming Revitalize Detroit’s Lower East Side?

The Great Recession was tougher on some cities than others. Take Detroit, for ...

The Simple Reason Junk Food Is So Cheap
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The Simple Reason Junk Food Is So Cheap

Hate paying taxes every year? Trade in your suit and tie for a pair of overalls. Instead of handing over part of your hard-earned paycheck every ...

19 European Countries Say No to GMOs
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19 European Countries Say No to GMOs

One by one, European Union member states stepped out in defiance against Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow and the rest of the biotech mafia last ...

Old MacDonald? That’s Mrs. MacDonald These Days
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Old MacDonald? That’s Mrs. MacDonald These Days

If your idea of American agriculture is American Gothic—the classic painting of a farmer, his wife, and a pitchfork—it’s time to think ...

Americans Are Buying So Much Organic Food That We’re Running Out
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Americans Are Buying So Much Organic Food That We’re Running Out

If you’re looking for proof that, increasingly, American consumers are growing tired of questionable, chemical-soaked food, look no further than the ...

Final Answer: Here’s What’s Wiping Out Our Bees
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Final Answer: Here’s What’s Wiping Out Our Bees

The buzz around bees is turning into a ...

Will New ‘Spray GMOs’ Reignite the Frankenfood Debate?
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Will New ‘Spray GMOs’ Reignite the Frankenfood Debate?

Monsanto is at it again. The widely reviled biotech company has been hard at work formulating a chemical it’s calling BioDirect, which, when sprayed ...

Overalls and Instagrams: Small Farmers Get Social Media-Savvy
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Overalls and Instagrams: Small Farmers Get Social Media-Savvy

Farmers are certainly not strangers to technology. From the invention and adoption of complex harvesting mechanisms decades ago to iPads in the ...