Food

bank on it

In the midst of war, this Syrian seed bank is still going

At least for now, the seeds are safe.

Walmart
Green light special

Walmart just pledged to eliminate a billion tons of greenhouse gas.

Project Gigaton is kind of like getting every Canadian to sign a strict sustainability pledge.

meat halfway

Given up hope on vegetarianism? Meet a reducetarian.

Even commitment-phobes can (almost) kick that meat habit.

Meet the fixer: This farmer gives vets a chance to grow.

Veterans often have limited job options. Mike Lewis helps returning vets get back to the land.

In California, families fear pesticide poisoning after EPA reverses ban

“I’m being poisoned and I can’t do anything about it.”

Meet the fixer: This young farmer is saving soil.

American farmers are losing too much soil. Justin Knopf goes to the root of the problem.

Grist 50: Member pick

Meet the fixer: This developer built an app for food waste.

Perfectly good meals wind up in the trash. Raj Karmani built an Uber for food waste.

The mouse that roared

A tiny Iowa paper just won a Pulitzer Prize for tackling farm pollution.

A family-owned newspaper in a rural community made the case that farmers are responsible for cleaning up their own mess.

case of the missing carbon

A crucial climate mystery is just under our feet

What if we could turn farms into giant greenhouse gas sponges?