Laurel Goslin

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Will the Appetite for Hydroponics Profits Uproot the Future of Organics?

By Alison Rose Levy<p>Whether food production entails acres of mono-crops, livestock shuttled through assembly lines; or orderly tracks of plastic …

Agriculture

Banana fiber sanitary pads can solve big problems in India

With its sanitary pads for the Indian market, startup company Saathi solves two problems at once. Just 16 percent of women in India use them due to poverty and other reasons, which causes health and social issues. At the same time, manufacturing them wastes millions of gallons of water, and two …

Country Lore: Wood-Fired Hot Tub - DIY

The four-acre parcel we bought near Paonia, Colo., was perfect for starting a small farm, but the existing residence, a small A-frame, was missing a …

How the USDA Is Changing Under Trump

<i>This story was originally published on</i> <i>Civil Eats</i><i>.</i><p>The Trump Administration has been riddled with high-profile scandals since the President took office. But looking beyond the front page reveals yet more controversy, as the President and his cabinet appointees struggle to fill essential roles within …

Agriculture

Healthy Food Can Be A Luxury In Mississippi, But This Farmers Market Is 'For Everyone'

HuffPost is hitting the road this fall to interview people about their hopes, dreams, fears ― and what it means to be American today.<p>Oxford, Mississippi, is known for its regal Greek Revival mansions and the plush magnolia trees that frame its wide roads, but less known is that a high percentage of …

Agriculture

America Can’t Make Progress On The Fight Against Food Insecurity

While the government touts a downward trend, tens of millions of Americans continue to go hungry.<p>Here’s how how statistics about solving society’s problems can be misleading: According to a recent report from the USDA, the U.S. has “continued a downward trend” against food insecurity since the …

Income Inequality

Geneticists have used CRISPR gene editing to create crops that grow more food

Better Crops, Better Yield<p>Crops and vegetables were among the first to be used in testing how effective CRISPR-Cas9 can be. Now, researchers from …

Genetics

Whole Foods “Free-Range” Chicken Supplier Said To Actually Run Factory Farm

When Amazon purchased Whole Foods last month, it didn’t just get the retail locations. It picked up Whole Foods’s baggage as well. Among the bigger …

Agriculture

16 Essential Soup Recipes for Fall

While I will happily dip my spoon into a warm bowl of soup all year long, there is no time more satisfying and comforting than right now in the early …

Cooking

Regulation and the Local Food Movement | The Regulatory Review

Font Size:<p>New study suggests that cities can encourage local food production and consumption through smarter regulations.<p>Font Size:<p>The local food …

The local food revolution: Mike Small at TEDxGlasgow

New Startup WildKale Lets Farmers Sell Directly to Customers Through an App

A new startup, WildKale, thinks it has a better way to get farm-fresh food from the people who grow it to the people who want to buy it—at a fair …