Recently returned from protecting U.S. interests overseas and having traded in their fatigues for overalls, hundreds of veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq are now committed to growing organic produce and selling it to local communities from Seattle to Florida.
Coffee Bean's mid-life crisis.
From small victories like overcoming fears of eating plants like mint right out of the garden ("you can eat that, Miss? Oh my gosh, it tastes like gum!") to bigger changes affecting the eating habits of whole families, our school garden is slowly changing the way students think about their food.
Need a break from scrambled eggs?
People want to connect with food again and care about making food for themselves and the people they love.
When food industry lobbyists do something so over the top, we can marshal our resources to respond effectively. Even though we didn't win that particular battle, the outrage over Monsanto's colossal overreach did bring massive attention to the issue.
What is free trade? Is free trade the removal of protectionism? Or does it mean creating a single market where all goods and services sold in one market can also be sold in other markets?
The idea is to eat food with fewer unidentifiable ingredients, and ease up on pollution while doing so -- because skipping off to Whole Foods and buying organic is no longer the answer.
Some American beers SOUND like they're made of horrifyingly weird things, but in the end, the most actually bizarre thing about Dogfish Head is that someone in Delaware is actually doing something.
Texas barbecue has no peer on earth.
I travel a lot for work and often find myself in airports and in unfamiliar cities wondering where and what I can eat that will fill me up, not out. Since eating out makes it harder to keep your daily calories in check, you have to learn how to dodge the calorie minefields in restaurant menus.
A night of revelry, debauchery and more cocktails than one can possibly count.
Labor law violations are rampant in the restaurant business and cash is one of the main reasons. Where there is cash, games are played; and small restaurants are still largely cash businesses. Workers across the country, however, are doing something about their rights.
With a farm policy of "get big or get out" that only benefits big and increasingly consolidated companies, which wield unprecedented power over the market and put small and midsized farmers out of business, it's no accident that we're here.
In an age of bloggers, Yelpers and Instagrammers, in which everyone has the means to add their two cents, it's easy to see the need for a higher order of food criticism.
Although a variety of foods are always important, there are certain vitamins and nutrients that specifically help prevent inflammation and ease the symptoms of arthritis.