The only time I ever refused to sample my brothers' culinary creations was when asked to close my eyes during its preparation. I may have been a child, and one with a sense of humor, but I wasn't an idiot. These Ag-Gag rules are like that.
The flapping of a butterfly’s wings may or may not have the capacity to trigger a tornado on another continent, but without a doubt, our food, water and energy systems have profound impacts upon each other (and us, and our planet). With that in mind, we're excited to introduce our new GRACE website.
Twelve teams pitched their final prototypes to an expert panel of judges. Winners were awarded $2,500 and marketing services from Purpose and JWT to continue working with "steakholders" to bring their products to fruition.
It turns out the monumental merger between two giant pork producers, Smithfield and Shaunghui (now WH Group), was a foregone conclusion. One big question lingers: Was the deal a trade of water for waste? The first of three posts about the possible limits to global meat production.
Since 2003, The Meatrix has educated over 30 million consumers about the problems caused by factory farms. Although many have since opted out of the industrial meat system, factory farming has only expanded. Watch the new chapter of The Meatrix and find out what you can do.
Now that you've freed your mind from the Meatrix, you can help fight for sustainable family farms. This will not only produce better food and improved animal welfare, but reduce impacts on our water and energy systems too.
It's back to school time! Here at GRACE we're trying to make everyone's job a little easier by providing free tools and resources that both teachers and students can use in their work on sustainable food, water and energy.
What does "food" mean to you? A new show about the expansive topic at the Cathedral of St. Join the Divine tackles the diversity of it and delivers it well done. The show, called The Value of Food, runs through April 3, 2016. Read on to learn more about the show.
Wendy's is the only major fast food restaurant that has refused to commit to farmworkers' human rights in its supply chain. Tell Wendy's CEO to commit to the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' Fair Food Program today!
2015 was a big year in food and agriculture news - from severe drought in our nation's biggest food producing state, to the approval of GM salmon and lots more. Looking back on the year, we've collected six of the top food and agriculture stories of 2015.
While many consumers believe that meats and other foods labeled "natural" are produced without hormones, antibiotics, pesticides or GMOs, in reality, the label is virtually meaningless. Join Consumers Union in urging the FDA to fix the misleading "natural" label!