Food Systems

Planting Zones are Changing - Here’s What it Means for What Food to Grow this Season

Feb 23rd, 2024 | By Chelsea Graham

The USDA new plant hardiness zone map shows increasing temperatures in much of the country, with impacts for what food can best be grown where.
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Food Systems

Foods of the Future: Legumes, Pulses, and Beans

Jan 17th, 2024 | By Chelsea Graham

Pulses are an affordable nutrition powerhouse, and can be produced using far less water and with fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other protein sources.
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Food Systems

Foods of the Future: 3D-Printed Food and Perfecting the Plate

Jan 4th, 2024 | By Alex Bandea

3D-printed food is the latest in food technology, but does it have a sustainable future?
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Food Systems

Cover Cropping for the Home Gardener

Sep 5th, 2023 | By Chelsea Graham

Planting cover crops in your off season can help improve soil health, manage pests, and keep weeds out of your garden.
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Food Systems

How to Organize your Freezer to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

Aug 23rd, 2023 | By Chelsea Graham

An effective freezer storage system is a safe and easy way to keep food from going bad and feed your family on a budget.
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Food Systems

Food Pyramid, Compass, or Plate? Food Guides can Help Improve Health and Address Climate Change

Aug 7th, 2023 | By Chelsea Graham

Food guides are always evolving in an effort to help make healthy eating easier, and increasingly, they’re focusing on sustainability as well.
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Food Systems

Tips for Building Incredible Edible Landscapes

Feb 16th, 2023 | By Chelsea Graham

Take food production beyond the vegetable garden with plants that look good and taste great.
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Food Systems

Refugee Food Cultures Enrich Us Food Systems

Feb 13th, 2023 | By Chelsea Graham

Refugees bring their unique food cultures with them to the US. As they feed their communities, they also make the food system stronger and more diverse.
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Eco-living, Food systems, Transportation

5 Resolutions for a More Sustainable New Year

Jan 3rd, 2023 | By Chelsea Graham

Smart, structured goal-setting for the year can help you live more sustainably and appreciate your progress over time.
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Food systems

Is the Future of Meat Production Really in the Lab?

Dec 14th, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

Lab-made meat hasn’t yet hit the shelves, but proponents see it as a solution to feed the world more sustainably. Skeptics highlight key questions around how successful it might be at scale.
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