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How Indoor Farming Will Change the Way We Eat

How Indoor Farming Will Change the Way We Eat

Are there hidden costs in our grocery store aisles? When you’re carefully selecting that rosy apple or velvety avocado from the well-stocked bins in your local grocery store, it may not occur to you to wonder where it came from or at what cost. It might surprise you...

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7 Reasons for Conventional Farming to Evolve

7 Reasons for Conventional Farming to Evolve

It’s not easy being a farmer in the second decade of the 21st century. Once upon a time, the family farm was a mainstay of the American economy. And while farming was hard work, it was also satisfying. You grew your corn and lettuce, potatoes and strawberries, and...

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My Food Uses How Much Water?

My Food Uses How Much Water?

When we hear about water shortages, most of us picture drinking water, and the challenges faced by communities that don’t have access to it. But did you know that running short of water for agriculture is actually the far bigger concern? Across the globe, an...

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How Far Does Your Food Travel?

How Far Does Your Food Travel?

If you could climb into a bushel of asparagus and follow along on its journey from field to the grocery store checkout line, you’d learn a few things along the way. You’d see how far those green spears have to travel – sometimes up to 3,000 miles per crop, research...

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There’s a Way to Grow Food for People, Not Trucks

There’s a Way to Grow Food for People, Not Trucks

Ask a friend what she looks for as she navigates the produce aisle, and she’ll tell you she wants the freshest produce possible. Consumer research shows that people prize freshness above all else because they know that freshness means better flavor, crisper texture,...

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