Impact: Organic Revolution

Colombia

Colombians Work to Reconcile Cattle Farming And Forests

Colombia's biggest project to make livestock farming sustainable is showing that farmers can rais...

France

When Red Is Green, Bordeaux Winemakers Bet On Environment

MARCILLAC — From the edge of the vineyard, one can see a small wooden hosting shed for honeybees and other insects with translucent wings. The vegetation along the ground is dense with ...

Morocco

In Morocco, A Village Poor In Land But Rich In Gardens

This article is part of sponsored series from the Slow Food Foundation for ...

Israel

The Desalination Fix: Inside Israel' Water Revolution

TEL AVIV — From the beautiful beach of Palmachim, on the Israeli coast, it's hard to picture what's happening below your feet, where 624,000 cubic meters of sea water ...

Egypt

Urban Gardening Takes Root In Egypt

CAIRO — Interested in planting summer vegetables such as pepper, zucchini or molokhia? Now is just ...

Colombia

Dutch And Colombians Brew Up Green Coffee Cooperation

The Netherlands, a major consumer of sustainable coffee, is helping to make production in Colombi...

Congo

African Women On Climate Change Front Line

Women farmers in Lower Congo have been the first to notice the effects of desertification, and th...

Colombia

Recreating Rural, Growing Organic For Medellin's Displaced

The Colombian city hosts the most citizens displaced from rural areas by the country's ongoing ci...

Italy

Where Italian Tradition Meets Gluten-Free Success

VILLANOVA MONDOVI — Aldo Bongiovanni, a 30-year-old beanpole, laughs timidly. Where others in ...

Italy

Tradition vs. Hygiene? A French Case For Preserving Old Cheese

PARIS — For the last few years, cheese has been at the center of a debate that is as gastronomic as it is economic and sociocultural. Facing increasingly strict ...

Russia

From Moscow, A Search For Meaning (And Money) In Organic Farming

Part of Moscow's new striving urban class has taken its ideas and energy to the farm. A different...

Switzerland

Meet Hans Herren, Organic Bug Killer Who Saved Africa From Famine

GENEVA — Between a mission in Ethiopia and a meeting in Rome, Hans Herren stops over in Geneva to speak at a conference at the World Trade Organization. The Swiss ...

Vanuatu

Where Pigs And Bananas Help Face Climate Change

PORT VILA — The small boat slices through the turquoise water that separates Efate from Pele — two of the 80-some islands that make up Vanuatu, ...

Burundi

City Garbage Is The Poor Farmer's Fertilizer in Burundi

NGOZI — In the north of Burundi, only the wealthiest farmers have the means to buy state-subsidized fertilizer. Poorer farmers make do with the garbage they can ...

United States

9 Lessons From My Year With Urban Chickens

Chickens can be pretty bird-brained, but keeping laying hens in their backyard has taught these P...

Italy

A Loud, Slow Call To Rethink Everything About How We Feed Ourselves

The legendary founder of the Slow Food movement lays out his vision for preserving the world's bi...

China

China Wasteland Blossoms Into Organic Vineyard

WUWEI — Twilight is falling at the edge of the Tengger Desert, and the vines stretching out row ...