organic farming http://hppr.org en Retailers look to sell sustainability of food http://hppr.org/post/retailers-look-sell-sustainability-food <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>Consumers are increasingly willing to pay more for foods they believe were sustainably produced, like free-range chicken, fair-trade coffee and pesticide-free wine. But what does “sustainable” actually mean? Fri, 17 Jan 2014 15:57:05 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 26864 at http://hppr.org Retailers look to sell sustainability of food Filling a hole in the organic pipeline http://hppr.org/post/filling-hole-organic-pipeline <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Organic food is a hot market in the U.S. The Organic Trade Association says that sales over the last five years have grown 35 percent. But there’s a problem in the supply chain – not enough organic grain.</span></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 02:14:05 +0000 Clay Masters 24291 at http://hppr.org Filling a hole in the organic pipeline Is millet the next trendy grain? http://hppr.org/post/millet-next-trendy-grain <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Heritage grains are trendy. Walk through a health food store and see packages of grains grown long before modern seed technology created hybrid varieties, grains eaten widely outside of the developed world: amaranth, sorghum, quinoa.</span></p><p>But there&rsquo;s another grain with tremendous potential growing on the Great Plains: millet.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:40:46 +0000 Luke Runyon 22358 at http://hppr.org Is millet the next trendy grain? Both ways for Buffet: GMO and Organic http://hppr.org/post/both-ways-buffet-gmo-and-organic <p></p><p>A Midwestern farmer with a well-known last name has set out to fight hunger on a global scale. Howard G. Buffett is the son of Warren Buffett, one of the richest men in the world. The younger Buffett believes that to help people, you must first make sure they can feed themselves. He has a 3,200-acre farm in Illinois and another in Arizona, where research is being done in hopes of learning how Africans can become better farmers.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 05:00:01 +0000 Peggy Lowe 20548 at http://hppr.org Both ways for Buffet: GMO and Organic