January 7, 2021
What is fast fashion exactly? Cheap. Quick. Unhealthy for our bodies and for the planet. This business model cranks out mass produced, inexpensive, low-quality garments.
January 4, 2021
At its core, Producers Trust is about connecting people to their supply chain. We intend to leverage this heartfelt connection to inspire a global model that will empower farmers.
December 28, 2020
To move, to follow the food, to settle and then resettle are acts of human survival. The process of movement is woven into the collective and historical experience of being human.
December 25, 2020
Our cities may not have vast expanses of land for big farms, but with urban gardening, it is still possible for city dwellers to get their hands dirty and cultivate a fresh tomato or two.
December 17, 2020
Indian agricultural workers are protesting reforms that will deregulate agricultural markets. They believe that these reforms will devastate crop prices and reduce their earnings, while giving more power to large corporations.
December 14, 2020
Consumers rely on the certification logo on the product packaging to “trust” that this product satisfies their values and expectations as a consumer. The reality, however, which may not be known by many consumers, is that there is a trade-off between cost and oversight.
December 7, 2020
In the United States, 68% of consumers perceive organic food to be safer than conventional food. Organic food is better for us less because of what it has, and more because of what it doesn’t have.
December 2, 2020
Facebook revolutionized the way we profile ourselves and connect with one another. By bringing us a standardized, well-designed page, we were suddenly able to present ourselves to the world in a compelling way.
November 16, 2020
In Sicily, the almonds appear wild, as if planted randomly and left in unkempt farms without irrigation or care. It seems the trees only receive attention for an occasional pruning and the yearly harvest. The almonds aren’t pushed to their productive limit, and in many cases, the trees simply aren’t harvested.