San Francisco-based artist Phil Ross creates sustainable materials from mushrooms. What started as an art project has now turned into a budding startup.
Insect protein is all the buzz lately, and for good reason — it doesn’t require many resources to produce. Now one urban farmer in Ohio wants to cash in on that trend.
Lots of people are experimenting with ways to deal with urban blight. In this new video from QUEST Ohio, watch how one man is turning an abandoned house into what could be the world’s first “biocellar.”
High-quality, high-protein, and healthy shrimp are being grown indoors in Wisconsin, far from the seashore.
Farmer and environmentalist Wendell Berry discusses agricultural policy and current trends in the sustainable food movement.
Community-supported fisheries seek to reverse the trend of diminishing local seafood supplies.
A $17 million greenhouse pioneers large-scale hydroponic technology and replaces vacant land in a troubled Cleveland neighborhood.
Explore the inner workings of a mysterious seed vault on a remote island near the North Pole. Scientist Luigi Guarino talks to QUEST about this initiative to safeguard the future of the world’s food diversity.
Track wolves from their prey’s POV, explore seed diversity, and see the Great Plains from a new angle. Also, tag along with a scientist encouraging native bees to pollinate crops.
Meet innovators building sun-powered velomobiles, transforming flies into fishmeal, and converting husks into fashion. Also, discover a vast network of ocean observatories.
If you needed to grow food in your city, where would you do it? How do you find space with healthy soil, safe water, and adequate sunlight? How do you know the space is safe, affordable, and accessible to the community? This QUEST classroom activity shows you how.