A major grocer in Ohio is trying to keep some of its smaller stores open in areas that would otherwise be food deserts. But profits are hard to come by, and stores continue to move out of town.
May 18, 2010 The Cincinnati Enquirer
A new demographic tool from the USDA compiles data about food choices and characteristics, allowing the creation of detailed maps. <em>Edible Geography</em> wonders what using food as a metric will tell us about the U.S.
Feb 12, 2010 Edible Geography
Food trucks are becoming an increasingly visible part of streetlife in many cities, but few have figured out how to deal with them from a policy standpoint.
Feb 7, 2010 The City Fix
This post from <em>The Nature Conservancy</em> examines the impact of urbanization on nature and finds that our rising food needs will be one of the most important implications.
Feb 3, 2010 The Nature Conservancy
Cityscape Farms has developed a new technique for farming fish along with vegetables in combined urban food systems that allows them to farm in developed areas.
Jan 29, 2010 Good
In Portland, up to 400 food stands have sprung up around the city, enlivening underused spaces.
Jan 21, 2010 New Urban News
A neighborhood development group in Seattle is working with convenience store owners to add healthier food choices to their inventories.
Jan 12, 2010 KUOW
Community activists are calling for a ban on new convenience stores in South Los Angeles, a lower income part of town that saw a ban on new fast food restaurants last year.
Oct 13, 2009 The Los Angeles Times
The population is expected to climb to 9 billion within the next 50 years. As a result, crucial natural resources will dwindle. This article looks at four that will be much harder to come by in the future.
Aug 31, 2009 Gizmag
Growing populations and diminishing land will make feeding people a challenge in the near future. This piece from <em>Popular Science</em> looks at eight strategies to keep the world fed.
Aug 17, 2009 Popular Science