Food Production

Faced with climate change and poverty, Africans are focusing on a new farming frontier: the cities.
Nov 28, 2011   OnEarth
Affordable space, city incentives, and good transport are bringing Oakland, CA back to its roots as a center of the food processing industry.
Oct 28, 2009   San Francisco Chronicle
Carolyn Steel gives a talk inspired by her new book "Hungry Cities," about the history of feeding urban areas, and the ways in which food might reach increasingly urban populations in the future.
Oct 12, 2009   TED.com
Two brand new, high-tech greenhouses are rising in Camarillo, CA, with the promise of growing 20 times more tomatoes than conventional farming. They'll also be the first greenhouses to be completely carbon-neutral.
May 23, 2009   The Los Angeles Times
<p>We shouldn't be blaming biofuel production for rising food prices and environmental degradation while ignoring the immense harm of industrial meat production, writes Frances Cerra Whittelsey.</p>
Aug 6, 2008   AlterNet
<p>Protests both peaceful and violent are breaking out across Europe and Asia as people's livelihoods begin to suffer from soaring fuel costs, and some stores are running out of food as truck drivers go on strike.</p>
Jun 16, 2008   This Is London
<p>That's how many are expected to inhabit the world by 2050. Experts worry over looming food shortages.</p>
Apr 28, 2008   The Christian Science Monitor
<p>Government subsidy programs designed to support the production of the four major food crops are limiting - even penalizing - small farmers' ability to meet regional demand for local fruits and vegetables.</p>
Mar 5, 2008   The New York Times