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Here's how you can make meat way more sustainable

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Care for some lab-grown bacon with your synthetic eggs?

Helen Sessions/Alamy<p>A synthetic egg product is about to go on sale at Tesco. It will be Britain’s first taste of high-tech food, a multimillion dollar business that is sweeping the US and encompasses everything from lab-grown meat to total food replacements.<p><i>by Nisha Lilia Diu, Saturday 27 June …

For A More Climate-Friendly Burger, Maybe We Should Feed Cows Algae

A new study shows that cattle might be able to start eating algae instead of their usual farmed grain. The algae meal, leftover when manufacturers …

Cows

Green Pie In The Sky? Vertical Farming Is On The Rise In Newark

From the outside, the AeroFarms headquarters looks like any other rundown building in downtown Newark, N.J. It used to be a store, and more recently a nightclub. Now it's a test farm.<p>"My favorite is the mustard green that's called a Ruby Streak, which is this leaf right here," says AeroFarms CEO …

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Permaculture

Joel Salatin: The Pursuit Of Food Freedom

<b>Chris Martenson</b>: Welcome to this Peak Prosperity Podcast. I am your host, Chris Martenson, and today we have the pleasure of having Joel Salatin back …

11 Fascinating Books on Harvard Business School's Required Reading List

Looking for some great reads? Check out this list of intriguing books from Harvard Business School courses' online syllabi.

Harvard Business School

How to Master the Craft of Strategy — Why One Decision can Make your Company, and How to Get it Right

<i>Evergreen</i> <i>is a weekly collection of links to the best learning resources in business, collected by a group of managers, founders, and investors. We</i> …

Fishing Is Bigger Than You Think (And This Entrepreneur Built An App For It)

Fishing is big business. No, really—fishing is huge! In the United States alone, anglers of all types spent $48 billion annually on bait, gear, transportation and lodging.<p>That type of industry girth was not lost on Johan Attby, a Swedish developer whose mobile app, FishBrain, has accrued over …

Jason Mraz is serious about growing his own food

When we think of celebrity farmers, most TreeHugger readers are more likely to think of Joel Salatin than folk-pop star Jason Mraz. But Mraz is …

6 Strategies to Boost Your HDL Cholesterol

We've come up with these six strategies for making your HDL its level best<p>The Fountain of Youth may be fiction, but there really is a magic gene pool in northern Italy. Thirty years ago, researchers discovered that, despite unhealthy cholesterol levels, 40 inhabitants of the village of Limone sul …

The Truth About Sugar

Learn a few facts about the sweet stuff hiding in some of your favorite meals and drinks<p>Say anything nasty about sugar and folks will swallow it. Sugar caused the recession. Sugar makes your nipples grow. Sugar keyed your car. Sugar's crazy—it knifed my cousin down at the corner bar last Saturday …

Insects to Feed the World Conference 2014

Let’s focus on a farm’s performance, not its size

Credit: Flickr user Dwight Sipler<p>What comes to mind when you think of a “family farm?” You’re probably picturing a bucolic spread of less than 100 …

Leaf Illustrations and Charts to Help Diagnose Plant Nutrient Deficiencies

Raising beef isn’t sustainable.<p><b>TheFacts:</b>To the beef community, sustainability means balancing environmental responsibility, social diligence and …

Home Growing Produces Ten Times the Food of Arable Farms

The environmental and nutrient impact of our food choices had been on my mind for several weeks when a year-old article in the Telegraph recently …

Beyond 'romance' of organics: 6 ignored sustainable practices organic proponents should embrace

Stop Labeling Fat as “Good” or “Bad”

Last week, we talked about the basics of hormones and how to deal with stress in a positive way. Now we turn our focus to diet and nutrition. Today, …

Nutrition

Try the super-fruit A-list for better health today

Not all fruits are created equal, and whilst we all have our favourites, there's definitely a fruit A-list out there; those fruits we should all be …

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Healthy soils are the basis for healthy food production

<i>It is estimated that 95% of our food is directly or indirectly produced on our soils.</i><p>Healthy soils are the foundation of the food system. Our soils …

Undersized spuds, blemished apples now sold by Loblaw as ‘Naturally Imperfect’

Loblaw Cos. Ltd. has launched a program to sell blemished, misshapen or undersized produce under the No Name Naturally Imperfect brand.<p>Bags of Naturally Imperfect apples and potatoes are already being sold in select grocery stores across Ontario and Quebec and cost up to 30 per cent less than other …

The Art of Organic - LARGEST Aquaponics Farm in The U.S. Launches Crowdfund

PHOENIX, Arizona- Floating Gardens announced today that the largest aquaponics farm in the country will be entirely crowd funded. With an unreleased …

Sustainability on Steroids: Organic Farmer Grosses $100K an Acre

We need GMOs to feed the world like a fish needs dry land. A controversial farmer in California is proving that a veritable bumper crop can be had …

The Roots of your Health: the Science of Soil

Earlier this year, US soil microbiologist Elaine Ingham, of Soil Foodweb Inc. fame, caused several gasps at the Oxford Real Farming Conference with …

America's new farmers: the age-old profession gets a young, idealistic upgrade

Novice farmers don’t have it easy: in addition to lack of know-how, finding and paying for land can be a problem. But backing from the federal government has enabled many to make the leap – and, in doing so, change what farming can be<p>Within a 15-minute period on a chilly morning in January, the day …

This Farm In A Box Can Grow As Much Lettuce As An Acre Of Land

In an area roughly the size of two back-to-back parking spaces, the CropBox–housed in a recycled shipping container–can grow the same amount of …

Aquaponics

10 Inspiring TED talks Entrepreneurs must watch

If there is one place on internet where you will never waste time and will only be inspired, get fascinated and feel empowered, it is TED. TED is a …

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Aquaponics: the potential to produce sustainable food anywhere

What is aquaponics?<p>Aquaponics is the marriage between aquaculture and hydroponics. Essentially it is a "clean and green" method of growing fish and plants together in a closed system. The fish are reared in tanks and their water is pumped to the plants that are growing in soiless conditions. The …

Aquaponics