The trouble with the urban farming ‘revolution’

The trouble with the urban farming ‘revolution’

Commercial urban agriculture in New York City has provided questionable environmental gains, and has not significantly improved urban food security. These are the findings of a recent case study of New York City which shows that, despite the fanfare over commercial...
Organic agriculture could reduce the spread of food pathogens

Organic agriculture could reduce the spread of food pathogens

Organic farms are home to a greater diversity of soil microbes and insects, that could fight off the threat of deadly food-borne pathogens, a new study shows. Writing in the Journal of Applied Ecology, a team of international researchers explain that the spread of...

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