By sharing U.S. expertise in agriculture development and developing legislation to codify the government's flagship initiative Feed the Future into law, families and farmers worldwide can set the foundation to build more independent, prosperous lives.
Entertainment abounds in Southern California; whereas agriculture is scarce, so we crave the pastoral idea of it. With the Boysenberry Festival, the relationship between agriculture and amusement has come full circle at Knott's.
"We need to find ways to convince people that cooking is not a chore, it is not drudgery. It is what separates us from the rest of the animal kingdom, and it is the most tangible way we have of demonstrating our love to our family and friends. What could be a higher priority than that?"
Agriculture in the United States has been dominated by large corporations setting the stage for an agricultural sector focused on big profits instead of local farmers, local economies and local resources.
Although farmworkers feed the world -- 85% of fruits and vegetables are hand-picked -- harvesting fruits and vegetables remains one of the most underappreciated, poorly paid, and dangerous jobs in America
This morning, I realized that I live in an era in which silencing others' opinions online means psychologically shutting people up, or making people f...
I'm Miriam Ava, the ambassador of good taste. I share messages that matter, one Dispatch at a time. The launch of Dr. Mark Hyman's latest book The ...
What emerged in the discussion is the struggle for Austrian cuisine to acquire a precise and readable distinctiveness.
How often do you think about agriculture? I'm not just talking about window plants or pallet gardens that you find on Pinterest - but honest-to-goodne...
The local food movement sure is cooking in Chicagoland. While we live in one of the most plentiful food generating regions, it's estimated a paltry 6% of our produce is grown in Illinois.
Eating wild seafood can contribute to solving one of our most pressing problems, the fact that one billion people wake up hungry every day. Even so, what does fine dining have to do with solving world hunger?
Guaranteed, you will look at your pantry and fridge differently.
Is foie gras cruel or couture? Should we be force-feeding ducks to appease the stomachs of high-end diners? Or are there better areas to be placing our energies when it comes to animal cruelty?
I'll tell you something. I collect a lot things: T-shirts, in towering soft stacks in my closet. Nature's hearts -- rocks, leaves, tiny sea shells-...
How can we move food more directly from local farms to the end consumer, ensuring that a greater number of people are able to afford these fresh, healthy products?
Perhaps, in a more open exploration of what we want to see in the future of fish offerings we will take some positive steps in the dialogues being convened next week.
Shopping for eggs? Better bring a glossary.
We cannot be lulled into complacency by commitments. A recent report by the BBC found that research by the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology gave the mammals of Borneo a "poor outlook" in terms of survival unless there is a shift in how things are done.
There are so many ways that we can support our kids on their paths to become healthy eaters and sustainable food advocates, but I've found the more fun we're having, the better it is for all of us.
The fish and seafood business is tough. The practices and the general attitudes of many in our commercial seafood sector make it tougher than it needs to be.