Ditch the Manhattan suit and Brooklyn beanie and wear something you'd travel in. The food in Queens will take you places.
FamilyFarmed, the non-profit group I founded, recently launched the Good Food Business Accelerator to stimulate entrepreneurship in local and sustaina...
Everybody loves small family farms, from Republicans to Democrats and hipsters to ultra-religious folks. As a nation, we romanticize them -- the last link to our pioneer past, perhaps.
by Chelsey Simpson, communications manager for the National Farm to School Network Tomorrow marks the beginning of National Farm to School Month. F...
We stand today at the threshold of one of the most significant development challenges of the 21st century: How to feed and nourish 9 billion people by 2050 without destroying the environment, while climate change threatens to significantly diminish crop yields and roll back years of progress.
Bratislava is Slovakia's biggest city, and also the (very young) capital. The capital boasts an impressive historical centre with medieval towers and century old buildings.
Long before food was a fad and long before farm-to-table was something one said to impress one's date, North Pond Restaurant was creating dishes that aimed less to impress and more to satisfy by focusing on the natural goodness of local produce.
This was not the five pounds of zucchini that lots of CSA subscribers are probably finding on the doorstep.
The east coast organic apples I have seen tended towards the same type of imperfections. I bought a container of the lumpy fruit. It was not as pretty as its commercial cousins but the farmer could legitimately claim no bees died while producing this fruit. And they were delicious.
If you're like most people, your mind immediately leaps to the latest touch-screen gadget or to scientists dressed in lab coats. But not every innovation is technology-based, let alone tangible.
After decades of single bottom-line decisions made in board rooms thousands of miles away from the people who are impacted by them, a grassroots upwelling of local businesses has taken matters into their own hands.
Officially begun in Italy in the 1980s as a response to "fast food" and its incursions into regional cuisine and identity, this way of looking at the world through food is much more than just a rejection of industrial food constructs -- it is a philosophy and a lifestyle.
'I would not have changed anything that I've done in my career. I'm very fortunate, to do what I do and what I know. And to cook, to make people happy, I think that's phenomenal.'
By all means, try pasta when you are Italy, steak in Argentina, and sushi in Japan, but after you finish, dig a little deeper and try some of these regional specialties that don't have much world-wide fame.
This is where President Obama and his advisers have got it wrong -- the future of Africa should not be sold to the highest bidder.
By Clara Gustafson, Venture for America Class of 2013 I would be lying if I told you that food was my life. I often forget to eat when I am at ...