Category: Global Food and You

Fish, Feed, and Food in the Fjords

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.

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A Journey from Dirt-to-Dinner: Milk

In our new series, “From Dirt-to-Dinner,” the D2D team will bring transparency to the production and processing of a specific food product. In our first journey, we are putting milk under the microscope.  We will take you from the dairy farm to the processing plant to the grocery store.

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Trading Beef

President Donald Trump’s stance on trade, specifically his opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), gave us pause to think about how this new plan would affect one of the largest agricultural export markets in the U.S: Beef. With a market value of roughly 6 billion dollars, this market is easily influenced by matters of foreign policy. So, how will our farmers and the beef industry be affected by this new stance on trade?

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What’s the Catch?

The fish on our plate often comes from all over the world, but we really have no knowledge of exactly where the fish spawned, swam, and was processed. Has the fish on your plate been caught or farmed sustainably? Was it fed a healthy diet before it was harvested?

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