We planted seeds, and these stories about farming and gardening sprouted right before our very eyes. We’re cultivating unusual strawberries in Japan, rescuing plants in South Carolina and so much more. Come grow with us.
‘There are no jobs on a dead planet.’ When fish stocks collapsed, Newfoundland fisherman Bren Smith created an underwater farm growing sustainable shellfish and protein-rich seaweeds. It is hoped ocean farming can boost global food production by 10%. As land-based agriculture comes under threat from rising temperatures and extreme weather events, could the sea be […]
This week I try my hand at wild foraging in the forest. Will I be able to find a safe meal, or will I pick something poisonous? The aim was to find enough calories in the forest to suffice for a full day.
Global warming Global warming is a long-term rise in the average temperature of the Earth’s climate system, an aspect of climate change shown by temperature measurements and by multiple effects of the warming. A new study has found that climate change is already affecting production of the world’s top crops in certain regions.
Wild animals aren’t the only ones facing extinction.
We’ve seeded this reel with four remarkable stories about farmers, including one man in Wales who grows massive vegetables—we’re talking a 120-pound cabbage!—and a reverend in North Carolina who took up farming to give his community access to fresh, locally-grown produce.