The Future of Food Production

Photo courtesy of Horizons Saima Moshin visits PlantLab in The Netherlands. Adam Shaw and Saima Moshin, broadcast journalists with the Horizons program on BBC World News, produced a documentary that examines innovative solutions for feeding an ever-expanding urban population. Shaw, an award-winning journalist and recipient of the British Broadcaster of the Year award, traveled to […]

Surveys Foster Consumer-Farmer Dialogue

Photo courtesy PRNewsFoto/U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance Results from surveys of farmers, ranchers and consumers. Last week, the findings of two national food production surveys were released during “The Food Dialogues,” a town hall-style discussion presented by U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance. The surveys, conducted by phone by Ketchum Global Research Network and Braun Research […]

Plan Revamps NYC Food Systems

Courtesy Hemera/Thinkstock New York City’s FoodWorks plan aims to transform the city’s food systems to make local food more accessible and sustainable. “New York state is home to over 36,000 farms and 7 million acres of farmland.  We rank second in apple production—growing more than enough to meet our local demand. Yet we still import […]