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Spilled and spoiled: In the U.S., consumers are the food wasters

August 27, 2012 | 1:07 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2012/08/27/sustainability/food-9-billion/spilled-and-spoiled-us-consumers-are-food-wasters/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Brazil delivers on hunger promise

By Cecilia Vaisman<p>April 04, 2012 | 12:00 AM<p>Listen to this story<p>DownloadEmbed<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2012/04/04/sustainability/food-9-billion/brazil-delivers-hunger-promise/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Listen To The …

The hidden costs of hamburgers

As a nonprofit news organization, what matters to us is the same thing that matters to you: being a source for trustworthy, independent news that makes people smarter about business and the economy. So if Marketplace has helped you understand the economy better, make more informed financial …

Vietnam expands fish farms, not without risk

With the U.N. saying there will be 9 billion people on the planet by mid-century, one big question comes to mind: How are we going to feed them?<p>One answer: Fish.<p>Fish are one of the most environmentally friendly sources of animal protein. But already, only half of the fish humans eat comes from …

Hopeful lunch? When it comes to feeding the world, 'nothing' will save us

One of the goals of the “What’s for Lunch” series, and the “Food for 9 Billion” project as a whole, has been to show that keeping our growing number of selves fed (sustainably, equitably, healthily) is more than just a technical challenge. That’s because food intersects with just about everything …

Vertical lunch: To increase food production, crowded Singapore looks up

<i>A new super-efficient vertical farming system in Singapore is producing greens for the 5 million residents of the crowded city-state. The system is helping increase Singapore’s food security, while also helping cut down on the climate impact of food production. Sam Eaton reports, in the first part</i> …

Carbon-neutral lunch: Costa Rica looks to lead on climate-friendly ag

<i>Costa Rica has become a laboratory for reducing the climate impact of agriculture since the country announced four years ago that it would become the world's first carbon-neutral country by 2021. Scientists, small-scale farmers and industrial plantations are all taking part in the effort. Sam Eaton</i> …

The future of food in a warming world

By Jon Miller<p>February 27, 2012 | 12:00 AM<p>Listen to this story<p>DownloadEmbed<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2012/02/27/sustainability/food-9-billion/future-food-warming-world/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Listen To The …

Haute Cuisine: Spanish Farm Makes Bet on 'Bug Revolution'

Haute Cuisine: Spanish Farm Makes Bet on 'Bug Revolution'<p>In a warehouse in Spain, a French farmer is raising what she hopes will be the next big thing in French and European cooking: insects.<p>It's a sound you'll hear on a lot of farms around the world at night, off in the distance, behind the moos …

Five Examples of Successful Urban Agriculture Done Differently Around the World

<i>On Wednesday, the Landscapes Blog focused on the right to food in honor of World Food Day and Blog Action Day. While hunger, nutrition, and food</i> …

Changing lunch: For farmers, new 'can't miss' technology isn't always enough

<i>There are lots of promising innovations in sustainable farming tools and methods out there these days, but they're often slow to catch on among small farmers. Guest blogger Shane Bryan says societies need to focus not just on producing better tools, but also on creating an environment in which</i> …

Foraged lunch: harvesting urban food crops as a hedge against food insecurity

<i>Efforts to make better use of food resources growing within the city are taking root in Seattle. It's part of a movement to bring urban foraging from the margins to the mainstream as a hedge against</i> <i>food insecurity and</i> <i>climate change.</i><p>Melany Vorass Herrera is about to break the law.<p>She’s harvesting …

Alt-meat lunch: In the Netherlands, a lab for low-impact alternatives to livestock

<i>Demand for animal protein is surging, and so are the environmental costs of producing it. So researchers in the Netherlands are exploring alternatives to livestock, from insects to faux cuts of beef to lab-grown meat. Reporter Jon Miller traveled there for the final part of our "What's for Lunch"</i> …

Low-water lunch: A Chinese breakthrough on irrigation?

<i>Growing more food with less water will be one of the biggest challenges in the coming era of surging populations and increasing climate disruption. In China, scientists say they've developed a new irrigation method that's twice as efficient as today's best technology, part of an increasingly urgent</i> …