This Little-Known Grain is a Superfood That Has the Potential to End World Hunger

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In an effort to spread awareness on global hunger and viable, healthful solutions to combat the crisis, GLP Films and National Geographic released “The Most Nutritious Grain You’ve Never Heard Of,” a short video filmed on-location in Senegal, West Africa that explores the benefits and cultural importance of a little-known grain called fonio. Heralded as the “new […]

Making Agriculture Too Cool for School

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Photo sheep mob via Shutterstock This post comes courtesy of Danielle Nierenberg of Food Tank: The Food Think Tank Agriculture has an image problem. Simply put, for the majority of the world’s youth, agriculture simply isn’t seen as being “cool” or attractive. Most think of it only as back-breaking labor, without an economic pay-off—and little room for […]

It’s Legal: Marijuana Coffee Comes to Washington

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By Diana Smith This month the state of Washington expects to open its retail marijuana shops, and in a state known for its coffee, it only makes sense that there is a new line of caffeinated cannabis drinks waiting to hit shelves. Mirth Provisions, the beverage company that declares to “establish unprecedented chillness, promote widespread […]

Examining the Future of Food

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Food photo via Shutterstock This post comes courtesy of Danielle Nierenberg of Food Tank: The Food Think Tank Imagine that all of us—eaters, farmers, scientists, businesses, and policymakers—had a crystal ball, allowing us to look ahead 20, 50, or 100 years to see the future of the food system. Will cities of the future all have skyscrapers growing […]

Start Your Day With This Easy to Make Taiwanese Breakfast Staple

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Soybean milk image via Shutterstock By Amalissa Uytingco Growing up, I would fly to Taiwan every summer with my mom and my younger sister to visit my mom’s side of the family. We stayed at my grandparents’ place, an old three-story house situated in a dilapidated neighborhood that has been in existence since the early […]

Countries Around the World With the Cheapest Beer

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Glass of light beer photo via Shutterstock Macau, Panama and Bulgaria are just a few of the countries that offer the cheapest beer. These places understand the need to relax over a good brew without having to spend the day’s paycheck. On the other hand, if you travel to the Middle East, don’t plan on getting […]