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Jane Black on Food & Ag

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An (In)convenient Truth

Jane Black on the role of convenience foods in United States food culture.  | learn more

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Growing Good Policy in the Trump Era

Jane Black on agricultural policy, rural America and the president-elect.  | learn more

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Indigenous Inspiration

Jane Black on the culinary comeback of indigenous foods and the Native American chefs who are leading the way.  | learn more

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Future of Flavor

Jane Black on culinary breeding and what's next.  | learn more

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Going with Our Gut

What we feed the vibrant community of organisms in our gut matters.  | learn more

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Don’t Waste the Moment

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Growing a New Organic Standard

Is organic really the best choice? Jane Black examines whether or not "organic" is enough, and where the term is headed.  | learn more

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Getting Real About the Food Movement

A look at where the Food Movement sits—how big is it really? How big does it need to be?  | learn more

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Crop Insurance to Ensure Diversity

A new federal program levels the playing field for smaller and diversified farmers. Jane Black looks at how.  | learn more

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Presidential Politics to Sink Your Teeth into

With a new poll showing Americans care greatly about their food, Jane Black examines what that means for food policy.  | learn more

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The Good and the Bad of Saving the Ugly

Jane Black investigates the market's trending "defense of ugly fruit," and its effectiveness in managing food waste.  | learn more

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Historic Drought. Historic Opportunity?

How the California drought has us talking not just about water, but about how and where we grow our food.  | learn more

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Sustainable Agriculture’s Missing Link

Jane Black on how food hubs and distribution centers are key to the success of an evolving food system.  | learn more

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It All Adds Up: The True Costs of Farming

Jane Black on calculating the true cost of agriculture.  | learn more

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Food Pyramid Politics

Jane Black weighs in on whether sustainability should shape our national dietary guidelines.  | learn more

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A Win-Win for Agriculture

What is resilient agriculture? Jane Black examines the practices that make "carbon farming" the growing focus of agricultural experts.  | learn more

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Finding the Food Movement’s Path to Progress

Jane Black's coverage of the New York Times Food for Tomorrow Conference.  | learn more

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In Search of a School-Food Playbook

How do we change young taste buds and eating habits at school? Jane Black takes a look at what is happening and what else can be done.  | learn more

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Can High Tech Grow on Small Farms?

Jane Black investigates the role of tech on small farms.  | learn more

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The Meat of the Matter

Jane Black looks at the costs--environmental and otherwise--of raising meat.  | learn more

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Going, Going . . . Farmland in the Balance

Jane Black examines the future of land belonging to aging farmers.  | learn more

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Should People Fear or Embrace GMOs?

Where is the conversation on genetically modified food headed? Jane Black takes a look.
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Consumer demand can drive change—but only if everyone is hungry for it.

Jane Black considers the role of consumer demand in creating change.
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