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World's largest vertical farm grows without soil, sunlight or water in Newark
2yr theguardian.com
#FoodNews: 'AeroFarms has put $30m into a green revolution that seeks to produce more crops in le...
#FoodNews: 'AeroFarms has put $30m into a green revolution that seeks to produce more crops in less space, but whether it’s economically viable is an open question'
  • MargaretG The vertical farm trend really bothers me. I can't put my finger on exactly why but it feels like the wrong shade of "green."
  • etsummer @MargaretG I totally feel you! I think it can definitely be hard to digest...especially when ideally we'd like to see and are working towards the return to small farms and localized production. If...
  • Rachna Totally agree @etsummer I'm not an anti-innovation person so I'm happy to see progress that unlocks supply of fresh food in communities that need it most. But we need lots of aerofarms to tip the...
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What You Need To Know About the New GMO Labeling Law - Modern Farmer
2yr modernfarmer.com
"This is what you'll eventually find on grocery-store food products." #policynews #foodnews
"This is what you'll eventually find on grocery-store food products." #policynews #foodnews
Men drinking craft beer, women eating quinoa, and other millennial foodie trends, ranked - The Washington Post
2yr washingtonpost.com
"Millennials can be too much with their foodie trends." #FoodNews
"Millennials can be too much with their foodie trends." #FoodNews
  • etsummer This is funny. As annoying as 'foodie trends' can be I'm glad they're helping people broaden their tastes and food horizons!
Target Just Funded a Handful of Groups at the Heart of the Food Movement
2yr civileats.com
"Target, the mega-retailer known for its low-wage jobs, just invested in a handful of high-profil...
"Target, the mega-retailer known for its low-wage jobs, just invested in a handful of high-profile food organizations." #foodnews
Obama Expected to Sign Industry-Backed GMO Label Bill Into Law - EcoWatch
2yr ecowatch.com
"UPDATE: The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill by a 306-117 vote Thursday. The bill n...
"UPDATE: The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill by a 306-117 vote Thursday. The bill now heads to President Obama's desk. Looks like we're finally getting GMO labels on food products—jus...
Farmers, Foresters, and Fishermen Have the Highest Suicide Rate of Any Profession - Modern Farmer
2yr modernfarmer.com
Do any of our beloved farmers want to weigh in on this? "Why is farming such a hard profession, a...
Do any of our beloved farmers want to weigh in on this? "Why is farming such a hard profession, and what can be done to change that?" This is pretty crazy. #foodnews
Food, Farming & the 2016 Election: A Conversation with Marion Nestle - Modern Farmer
2yr modernfarmer.com
"Part one of our new series following food policy on the campaign trail." #foodpolicy #ladyboss #...
"Part one of our new series following food policy on the campaign trail." #foodpolicy #ladyboss #foodnews
Farmigo shutting down operations #foodnews
2yr dnainfo.com
😩 so sad, what do you guys think? I don't know much about their model but in light of good eggs d...
😩 so sad, what do you guys think? I don't know much about their model but in light of good eggs downsizing so much pretty recently too what do we think the issues are?
  • SallyRogers Wow! And after raising such $$ in the recent past! 😕😕 has anyone used the delivery service? Curious about the experience... I wonder if there still isn't enough of a population that can afford AND...
Age-old discussion between organic vs. local and which is better if you have to choose.
2yr 9news.com
At least in this case, it seems as if local is getting some attention. "When it’s time to put you...
At least in this case, it seems as if local is getting some attention. "When it’s time to put your money where your mouth is, which should you buy, local or organic?" #FoodNews #BuyLocal #Locavore
  • mirasingh Not all farmers are the farmers markets are organic, but I talked to one of them and he said they barely spray, so I guess if local at the market means fewer pesticides than conventional, does that...
Judge strikes down USDA compost guidance
2yr foodsafetynews.com
The courts decision upholds the integrity of the organic standard and is an incredible victory for organic consumers, organic farmers and the environment. On the flip side, the decision is a resoun...