Stonyfield yogurt is under fire. After posting a controversial video marketing their organic yogurt as “safer for children”, consumers fought back…and rightfully so! Fear-based marketing is misleading and harmful to customers.Read More
Category: Sustainable Agriculture
D2D recently had the opportunity to visit salmon farms in Norway. We were able to experience the impressive undertaking of these aquacultures first hand. Unfortunately, the sustainability of farmed salmon continues to be misunderstood. So, we are thrilled to be able to share this experience with our readers and educate on this important industry.Read More
The importance of healthy soil cannot be underestimated. Healthy soil has a direct impact on food security and our environment. But world soils are in the infirmary. They need more carbon to bring them back to health. Can we take carbon out of the air, and put it back into soils?Read More
There’s an increasingly widespread— and extremely important— ingredient in our global food system…It’s not a new nutrient. Not a preservative. Not a new flavoring. Not a new GMO.
And certainly not another other food ingredient….
While we are constantly inundated with the potentially dire consequences of climate change, what we don’t hear about is how increased levels of carbon dioxide actually helps plants grow. Trees and crops thrive on CO2 and grow faster and better with more carbon in the air. This CO2 fertilization effect has positive implications to help feed our growing population.Read More
Farmers are relying on technology to grow our food more efficiently and with less water. D2D was curious about these water-saving technologies and whether they can help keep our rivers, lakes, and groundwater intact for future generations.Read More
Have you ever thought about what lies beneath our feet? Soil is responsible for 95% of the food we eat and supports human life in multiple ways. Healthy Soil = Healthy Food = Healthy People. What is healthy soil and why do we care?Read More
The recent debate over United States involvement in the Paris Agreement motivated the D2D team to look more closely at the changing climate and its effect on agriculture. Before we address climate change, we thought we would put CO2 under the microscope to understand the important role carbon dioxide plays in our food system.Read More
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