Rising sea levels in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay have poisoned some of the oldest farmland in the nation’s colonial history.
Capturing and storing carbon in soil is an easy solution to global climate change - but is it enough?
"It keeps you from dying and it connects you." Alton Brown talks about food's power to connect, and how media and technology impact that relationship.
A U.S. government report says human industry is “very likely” the primary cause of climate change.
Plants are absorbing more carbon dioxide from the air, increasing both the process of photosynthesis and levels of glucose found in their products.
A new study found that staple crops like corn and wheat will likely see negative impacts from rising global temperatures.
Political observers see Sam Clovis' nomination to undersecretary as payback for his loyalty to Trump, but here’s the rub: he’s not a scientist.
Scientists think human pressures on oceans could cause more jellyfish blooms. What to do? Eat them.
Big food companies want farmers to reduce greenhouse emissions from nitrogen fertilizer, but the best-known program to accomplish this may not have much effect.
New Jersey lawmakers want to tackle climate change and hunger by reducing the amount of food that ends up in landfills.
We asked our readers what they wanted to know about world hunger? So many thoughtful questions came in that we did a roundup of queries about hunger and famine.
Wildfires can be started by neglected campfires or cigarette butts. They can ignite from prescribed burns run amok or launch from lightning strikes.
Cary Fowler of Global Crop Diversity Trust talks to us about climate change and what crop diversity used to look like before we started privatizing seeds.
Journalist Tim McDonnell spent three months reporting in Uganda. His photos illustrate climate change's impact on the country's coffee farmers.
On this week's show, new ideas for enjoying carrots. Daniel Orr mixes the root veggies with orange juice and garam masala, and Arlyn Llewellyn makes pesto.
Farmers may not be able to depend on research conducted by the government to help them adapt to climate change.
The business of helping people prepare to survive the next big calamity has changed substantially in the age of President Donald Trump.
Former President Barack Obama called for big changes in agriculture and food policy to help curb climate change during a sustainability summit in Milan, Italy.
Harvest Public Media’s Peggy Lowe sat down with the Secretary of Agriculture to talk about Trump Administration’s priorities for our food system.
The study measures the difference in number and occurrence of field working days the climate becomes more volatile to agriculture.