6 Reasons for Conventional Farming to Evolve

6 Reasons for Conventional Farming to Evolve

Food is dynamic, so why isn’t ag? In the last few decades, what we expect from our food and the process that gets it to our plates has changed. In fact, the entire experience of being a farmer has transformed. But some parts of the agricultural system have not...
How Much Water Is Used To Grow The Food We Eat

How Much Water Is Used To Grow The Food We Eat

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...
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, 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 shows. And you’d...
How to Tell If Your Produce Was Grown Sustainably

How to Tell If Your Produce Was Grown Sustainably

Call it the green generation, if you will, but surveys show that today’s consumers have a strong commitment to sustainability when it comes to how their food was grown and produced. A global Nielsen poll conducted in 2015 found that almost two thirds of younger...