“Z” is for Zone (Buffer)

A buffer zone provides, well, a buffer. Once a field is eligible to produce a crop sold as organic, it has to follow organic regulations, which include no pesticides and chemicals. A farmer can follow the guidelines all day long,... Continue Reading »

“Y” is for Yield

The goal of sustainable agriculture is two-fold: 1) preserve the natural systems and resources that farming relies on, and 2) produce a high yield that will accommodate a constantly growing human population. It may sound counter-intuitive, especially when we see... Continue Reading »

“V” is for Vertical Farming

The problem: By 2050, it is predicted that the earth will no longer have enough land to sustain a growing human population. The solution: Vertical farming. Vertical farming is exactly what it sounds like: Farming, but up. Farming has always been... Continue Reading »