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This 'Revolutionary Farm' Produces World's First Carbon-Neutral Egg

Calling themselves a "revolutionary farm," the Dutch company Kipster has employed a handful of green methods to create the world's first carbon-neutral egg.

By Tessa Love
1 week ago
Food

Plant-Based Product Sales Have Tripled Since 2016

Consumer choices have shifted towards plant-based materials as the effects of conventional farming on our environment becomes common knowledge. 

By Aimee Lutkin
2 weeks ago
News

McDonald's Is Testing Out A Vegan Burger In Finland

McDonald's, the world's biggest fast food giant, will be doing a trial run of a new vegan burger in Finland for two months. If successful, the product could see worldwide distribution to attract the growing vegan community.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
News

Toronto Serves 5,000 In Zero-Waste Thanksgiving

On Sunday, a Toronto festival fed 5,000 people with a free Thanksgiving meal during the holiday weekend. This was all done with food that otherwise would have been thrown out by not meeting supermarket standards.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
Food

People Who Start Buying Organic Rarely Go Back, Says Recent Study

Researchers have discovered that once people decide to move away from conventional farming products, the preference for organic grows exponentially—and it sticks.

By Aimee Lutkin
2 weeks ago
News

Why Feeding Livestock Insects Could Help Save The Planet

The UK World Wildlife Fund has released a report detailing that we eat more protein that required, which leads to more deforestation for feed growth. Solutions to this problem include limiting our diet and giving animals sustainable alternatives.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
Food

This Startup Engineers Crops That Fertilize Themselves

A genetic engineering startup has developed a technology with the power to transform agriculture as we know it: a self-fertilizing plant.

By Tessa Love
2 weeks ago
News

How One Startup Is Turning Algae Into The Health Food Of The Future

"Fake food" and its long lists of chemicals generally has a bad reputation, but a former flavorist is hoping to change the conversation. His startup, Nonfood, is creating artificial food with algae to showcase how healthy synthetic options can be.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
Food

Robots Plant And Harvest Barley Without Help From Humans

The first farm in the world to plant, tend, and harvest a crop with only autonomous vehicles and drones has just harvested its first crop, setting the stage for farmerless farms across the world.

By Tessa Love
2 weeks ago
Food

New Distillery Turns Food Waste Into Vodka

A new distillery is turning almost-stale bread, bagels, and baked goods destined for the landfill into vodka, so your next cocktail will come with a side of eco-responsibility. 

By Tessa Love
2 weeks ago
News

Sustainable Brewery Feeds Fish Farm With Leftover Grain And Water

Five and 20, a combination brewery, winery, and distillery in New York, teamed up with TimberFish to create a sustainable seafood farming process to recycle waste. It'll provide savings from hauling garbage off the property.

By Brian Spaen
4 weeks ago
Food

Farmers In Japan To Merge Mushroom Growing With Solar Energy

As rural populations shrink and small farms struggle to survive, farmers in Japan are turning to a new a crop: cloud ear mushrooms, grown under the solar panels that are replacing farms throughout the country.

By Tessa Love
4 weeks ago
Food

Innovative Indoor Farm Hopes To Bring Fresh Produce To Antarctica

Researchers in Antarctica are building a high-tech, 135-square-foot greenhouse to provide scientists with fresh produce year-round, in spite of their harsh climate and freezing temperatures.

By Tessa Love
4 weeks ago
Food

China Bites Into Lab-Grown Meat Movement To Ease Eco-Concerns

China struck a $300 million deal with Israel to import lab-grown meats in an effort to cut meat consumption in the country in half, as well as address some of its biggest environmental issues.

By Tessa Love
4 weeks ago
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