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Food & Farming

Nj environment news, farming

Climate change threatens the world’s food supply, United Nations warns

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE / NY TIMES - The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new United Nations report warns [go to article]
Grapes on the vine

Climate change could shrink more than half of all wine regions. What will it...

FRANK KUMMER / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - Never heard of mourvedre? You might want to develop a taste for the rustic, full-bodied red wine because it could [go to article]
new jersey, vertical farm, newark

Opinion: Investing in vertical farming – five take-aways

ERIK KOBAYASHI-SOLOMON / FORBES - “Eyewatering.” That’s the best description for recent capital inflows into the vertical farming industry [go to article]
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Farming flourishes in the Garden State

NJTV / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Recently released federal statistics on agriculture in the United States held some surprising news for New Jersey [go to article]
Farmland in Kingwood, NJ

Farming is a billion-dollar industry in N.J. Here’s the good and bad news from...

BLAKE NELSON / NJ.COM - New Jersey farmers produce a billion dollars’ worth of goods every year. New data provides both good and bad news about their very tough job [go to article]
food waste

NJ almost passed an eco-friendly food waste bill. Then Trenton happened

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - New Jersey was on the verge this summer of mandating an environmentally-friendly way to dispose of half-eaten sandwiches [go to article]
farmers market, new jersey berries

Climate change poses a threat to New Jersey’s cash crops

NEWS 12 NJ - While many enjoyed a relatively mild winter, warmer temperatures are making it harder to grow some popular crops in the Garden State [go to article]
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How sustainability efforts are helping the state’s fishing industry

LEAH MISHKIN / NJTV NEWS - Pete Dolan is the captain of the Ms. Manya, a commercial scallop boat. He’s ready to set sail on a week-long trip [go to article]
Hazelnuts grown at Rutgers

How to protect our food from a crazy climate? Consider the hazelnut.

NATHANAEL JOHNSON / GRIST - In 2013, a cold snap in Ordu, Turkey, set off a chain-reaction that ended with terrible consequences for lovers of hazelnut chocolate [go to article]
Farmland in Kingwood, NJ

Climate change stresses New Jersey farmers

AMANDA OGLESBY / ASBURY PARK PRESS / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Grapes are delicate fruits — it doesn't take much to ruin a harvest [go to article]

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