The environmental harms of high-intensity agriculture present a challenge as we try to keep up with food demands.
Even as Covid-19 restrictions have eased, we see some real lessons for the way gardening can continue to play a role in people’s lives.
Reintroducing native grasses to farms could benefit cattle farmers as well as birds in the eastern part of the United States.
Strawberries, kale, apples, and grapes carry traces of pesticide toxins still used to grow food in the United States.
"We should pay close attention to the vulnerable regions with a high probability of soil drought and aridity."
Croplands have replaced natural habitats that contained a lot of biodiversity — and crops don't even grow well there.