Tag archives for farming
The Sri Lankan tea industry, already challenged by global competition and rising costs, is increasingly threatened due to climate change.
The European debate on the authorization for cultivating Pioneer 1507 corn has raised fears in the youngest country of the Union, where all regions have declared themselves "GMO free"
Niwa is a company that’s bringing the “Internet of things” to urban farming.
At Divle, on the Anatolian plateau in Turkey, the traditional “tulum” cheese has for centuries been preserved in sheep and goat skins inside a deep cave at the edge of the village.
Settled for thousands of years, Al Ain Oasis is well worth exploring for an hour or so when you travel to this comforting desert city.
The EU enlargement process introduces new opportunities for small farmers in the Balkans, but also new risks. Slow Food Bulgaria and Osservatorio organized a conference in Sofia on the protection of the region's traditional food.
Living amongst some of the world’s most amazing farms and orchards is a huge bonus from living in the San Joaquin Valley.
Eating more fruits and vegetables is good for many bottom lines. A Union of Concerned Scientists report places a dollar value on the benefits of a healthier society.
Tom’s of Maine is now tinkering with potato starch for some its polylactic acid (PLA) packaging.
For a recent article about environmental justice in Fresno, I had an email exchange with the Environmental Protection Agency’s District 9 office.
A strong and growing environmental justice movement is taking shape in Fresno and the San Joaquin Valley, with faith-based organizations taking the lead.
As a KPMG study points out, soy production is wreaking havoc on the environment, an especially huge concern in Brazil and Argentina.