Sustainability

New $250M investment helps Apeel Sciences fight food waste

A quarter of a billion dollars in new investment this week was announced for Apeel Sciences, a company with a new postharvest treatment for fruit and ... more »

California to give $22M in grants for healthy soil

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has selected 316 Healthy Soils Program (HSP) Incentives Program projects for grant awards tot... more »

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition: Pandemic aid won’t reach all farmers

Yesterday, the Trump Administration announced the impending opening of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) farmer aid payments to be delive... more »

Misionero first in Salinas Valley to earn EFI certification 

Organic leafy greens producer Misionero’s California processing facility has achieved Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) certification after a two-year... more »

Why fiber growing containers are a viable solution

A poll conducted last year by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication revealed that 62% of Americans now believe that, “global warming is c... more »

Plant scientist Jennifer Schmidt honored for organic soil research

Jennifer Schmidt, a Ph.D. candidate in plant sciences, has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Kinsella Memorial Prize for outstanding research... more »

Organic grower committed to his central California coast home

The Pacific Coast range rolls down to the Santa Maria Ranch, where Pajaro Valley farmer Dick Peixoto’s Lakeside Organic Gardens is readying to harve... more »

Alegría, Impact Bioenergy collaborate on organic urban farm system

Erik Cutter, President and CEO of Alegría Fresh and Jan Allen, President and CEO of Impact Bioenergy recently announced development of the Alegría F... more »

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