SmartPlanet stories related to the technologies, processes and policy encompassed by the production of food, as well as the businesses and organizations delivering it.
What's next - High Fries? Not yet available in Indianapolis.
5 | April 15, 2013 4:09am |
Homeless tour guides -- a way to bring those on the streets back into society's gaze?
5 | April 12, 2013 4:38am |
PARIS -- The city deploys sheep to explore eco-friendly, all natural urban landscaping that doubles as PR for a forgotten corner of the city.
4 | April 12, 2013 2:00am |
Built in one week, the organization Safecast pioneered a new kind of citizen science.
3 | April 12, 2013 2:00am |
Retailers including Bloomingdales have begun using body scanners - those infernal machines that irradiate you at the airport - to size jeans for the perfect fit.
2 | April 11, 2013 8:31pm |
Perhaps we should all take the hint and stop buying budget meat.
3 | April 10, 2013 7:00am |
Havana has the answer, says the British Medical Journal.
10 | April 10, 2013 5:36am |
We talk to this everyman leader about how to transform a company.
April 9, 2013 3:00am |
Most future population growth will occur in cities. To make them more livable, Kent Larson is developing technologies for shared-use vehicles and tiny apartments that feel twice as big.
1 | April 8, 2013 3:00am |
A smart partnership will bring ultra-fresh produce to a new Whole Foods store.
5 | April 3, 2013 12:25pm |
A hip designer who has pioneered 3D printing in the realms of fashion and home furnishings predicts how "printed" food can be monetized and influence attitudes toward "ownership."
4 | April 3, 2013 12:01pm |
An experimental event hosted by the New Museum in Manhattan expands into a global series of interdisciplinary festivals, suggesting art and culture drive urban innovation.
April 1, 2013 6:54pm |
As people push against the limits of what nature freely offers us in terms of fresh water, climate stability and more, how can we use our resources to achieve the greatest return for society?
3 | April 1, 2013 3:00am |
A happiness researcher tells us why the path to continual bliss might lie in how we think of it.
4 | March 29, 2013 4:02am |
A review of Barefoot Walking: Free Your Feet to Minimize Impact, Maximize Efficiency, and Discover the Pleasure of Getting in Touch with the Earth, by Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee
2 | March 29, 2013 3:00am |
Growing businesses in the U.K. are having trouble getting bank loans. Fortunately, crowdfunding is coming to the rescue.
March 28, 2013 1:27pm |
Some of the world's biggest companies are sending their employees on a new kind corporate field trip.
4 | March 28, 2013 9:24am |
Can Panera afford to not enforce payment for a bowl of chili in St. Louis? We're about to find out.
5 | March 28, 2013 4:00am |
Decades ago, only the rich drank imported bottled water. Now, two women are hoping the elite will start a new (old) trend: drinking local water.
7 | March 28, 2013 1:45am |
Using data collected from smartphones, the Health eHeart Study hopes to come up with precise ways to predict heart disease in people without obvious risks.
March 27, 2013 12:41pm |