In language that supporters hope is included in the next Child Nutrition Act reauthorization, new legislation aims to make it easier for school foodservice directors to buy local food for student meals.
Oakland, Calif.-based vertical farm operator Crop One Holdings won the Best Innovation in Indoor Farming Award at the 2019 Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
On the heels of a $40 million joint venture and a new office in Dubai, Sonia Lo is fighting for what she calls digital distributed agriculture, an emerging industry-wide infrastructure that works with indoor farms.
Capital Area Food Bank and The Coastal Cos. Foundation are partnering with Brighter Bites to launch school-based programs giving families increased exposure to fresh produce in Prince George’s County, Md.
As fresh produce packing companies face labor issues, Fresno State University has installed a packing line as the institution seeks to provide graduates with an education that will help fill industry gaps.
Food waste in the United States is an issue of growing concern and awareness. New projects are underway to divert food scraps from landfills and give them a "second act" by serving as animal feed. The recent