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What is food insecurity?

Caitlin Caspi, University of Connecticut Among the many striking images from the pandemic is an aerial photo showing cars in seemingly endless rows lined up...

Returning the ‘three sisters’ – corn, beans and squash – to...

Christina Gish Hill, Iowa State University Historians know that turkey and corn were part of the first Thanksgiving, when Wampanoag peoples shared a harvest meal...

Fast food is comforting, but in low-income areas it crowds out...

Catherine Keske, University of California, Merced Many Americans take comfort in the routine of jumping into the car and grabbing a burger. They choose restaurants...

Is your city making you fat? How urban planning can address...

John Rennie Short, University of Maryland, Baltimore County New disease outbreaks, like the novel coronavirus that recently emerged in China’s Hubei province, generate headlines and...

How urban agriculture can improve food security in US cities

Miguel Altieri, University of California, Berkeley During the partial federal shutdown in December 2018 and January 2019, news reports showed furloughed government workers standing in...

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Real sustainable development requires change through culture

By Christiaan De Beukelaer, Queen Margaret University and Nancy Duxbury, University of Coimbra Next up on the global development agenda: the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals...