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Back in the 1950s, the new "in thing" in the U. S. was Italian food. Italian restaurants sprang up all over, and Americans began sitting in red leather banquettes slurping up spaghetti. An offshoot... Read more
By The Sprout, Apr 16
SEOUL, South Korea ― Chung Sun-hee finely crushes eggshells, dries and saves her coffee grounds, and separates large vegetable offcuts into smaller pieces. Later, the 55-year-old professional... Read more
By The Sprout, Apr 16
“When we think about the challenges in agriculture, carbon—and how to sequester it—is near the top. ” So said Roger Johnson, the president of the National Farmers Union (NFU), in opening the... Read more
By The Sprout, Apr 16
Each year, there is a staggering 8 million tons of plastic finding its way into our oceans. Among these are the plastic straws that are used daily. The United States alone uses and discards about... Read more
By The Sprout, Apr 15
Over the last decade, genetically modified crops (commonly referred to as GMOs), and the herbicides and pesticides they’re engineered to tolerate, have been at the core of the food and agriculture... Read more
By The Sprout, Apr 15