This initiative will install technology across as many as 19 area farms to transform manure into renewable natural gas.
August 16, 2019
Smithfield Foods, Inc., Smithfield, Va., and Dominion Energy, Richmond, Va., broke ground on what is said to be North Carolina’s largest renewable natural gas (RNG) project through their joint venture, Align Renewable Natural Gas (RNG).
The 6-acre property will accommodate a public visitor center, faculty offices, laboratories, classrooms and housing linked to CAFE.
August 5, 2019
The University of Idaho (U of I), Moscow, Idaho, is now home to The Idaho Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE) education and outreach complex at the Crossroads Point Business Center.
OpenTEAM is a farmer-driven, interoperable platform to provide farmers around the world with the best possible knowledge to improve soil health.
August 5, 2019
Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment, Freeport, Maine, together with founding collaborators Stonyfield Organic, Londonderry, N.H., and the USDA's LandPKS project and Foundation for the Food and Agriculture (FFAR), Washington, D.C., launched OpenTEAM, what is said to be the first open source technology ecosystem to address soil health and mitigate climate change.
The panel selected these U.S. participants based on their world flavors, plant-based eating, easy-meal solutions, responsible food and creating with care.
July 25, 2019
Mars, Inc., Chicago, selected the inaugural class for its SEEDS of CHANGE accelerator program, designed to help early stage food-focused companies fast-track growth and build a healthier and more sustainable future.
The Walmart Foundation grant supports EFI to offer workforce development and certification programs to more Mexican suppliers.
July 23, 2019
Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), Washington, D.C., received a $1.2 million grant from Walmart Foundation, Bentonville, Ark., to advance responsible labor practices through workforce development programs on fresh produce farms in Mexico.
To keep current with operating in the U.S. organic market, which has doubled in size in the last decade, and the non-GMO food segment, which has witnessed remarkable growth as well, hundreds will gather at the Organic & Non-GMO Forum for discussions on the challenges and opportunities in the burgeoning sectors.