It has been estimated that there are over 400 million rice-consuming poor people in the world. Imagine; eating rice every day, for three meals a day. No flax seeds, almonds, chia, acaia berries, or cacao nibs to add to your morning oatmeal. Your nails would fray. Your cheeks would be sunken and sallow. Your hair […]
What started as an Instagram page has now turned into a movement far beyond my wildest dreams. Now over 5,000 Instagram followers strong, “Before the Plate” is a feature-length documentary in the making with the hopes of bringing the urban consumer closer to their food. Getting the message to the general public has been an […]
You can’t always judge a person’s career by their appearance, but we in agriculture sometimes feel like it’s easy to stereotype it.
The consensus is that the organic certification of imported goods needs to be re-evaluated to ensure those products meet the program’s parameters.
Pretty much every respected scientific organization will say that glyphosate has no effect on humans; it affects the EPSPS enzyme found in plants.
Looking for something as important as your first job (or internship) in the agriculture industry may require more than just a search bar.
The Farmer’s Daughter understood the layers and layers of regulations monitoring our food system and was skeptical back in 2012 about the LFTB (pink slime) “controversy.”
The human body doesn’t take special umbrage when confronted with an unnatural chemical. It doesn’t make a conscientious decision to react more adversely.
Many farmers are depressed and not quite sure how to deal with it. It goes against the type of person they’re expected to be.
Stretching well beyond Bland Correctional Center’s guard towers and barbed-wire-topped fences is a farm that helps to feed inmates across Virginia.