Would you make a special effort to buy food raised by veterans?
The debate has been raging for years. Can biofuels, fuels derived from recently alive plant materials (or manure), serve as the fuel of choice to power our nation's huge fleet of automobiles and trucks and power plants without adding to our climate change woes?
As I sit inside the negotiating chambers of the climate talks in Warsaw, I am watching yet again a huge potential solution to climate concerns being neglected.
I suspect the reactions I received when telling people I was moving to Detroit were similar to those one might receive after announcing a plan to move to Yemen or to give up practicing law in order to farm tarantulas. Many just did not understand.
When Bernie Pringle started farming at age 16, the United States was neck-deep in the Great Depression; Jim Crow had black America by the throat and the struggle to survive left little time to imagine the startling changes time would bring.
Our seasons are extreme. Our government needs a reboot. Illinoisans are a tough, resilient bunch and we've got 10, GIF-enhanced reasons why.
The bounty before the breach, the treasure trove of the dirt farmer, the end-of-season Union Square greenmarket. An eager gatherer, I approach the market with two empty canvas bags and a pocket full of cash.
The bounty before the breach, the treasure trove of the dirt farmer, the end-of-season Union Square greenmarket- it somehow seems fitting to go out...
To grow the supply, we need federal policies and programs that support, not hinder, existing and new farmers in their efforts to grow more fruits and vegetables for local markets.
A sincere investment of corporate money and influence to support labeling and really fight for it -- not just some easy greenwash PR only stating support for labeling -- could have a huge positive impact on public sentiment toward GMOs.
What began with one New Yorker opening an antique store on Warren Street in the early '80s, has become a stampede of cultured and affluent city folk, opting for quieter, more bucolic lives. If you join that stampede, book a table at Fish & Game as your reward.
Starting on November 1, everyone who food stamps will be getting less. Families of two, like mine, will get $20 less. My husband and I took what we called the SNAPcut Challenge to see what the cut will be like and to see if my thrifty cooking skills could help others make the transition with less suffering.
The man on the saxophone is onto full upbeat jazz classics as the foot traffic picks up along Beach Boulevard in Gulfport. On bikes, in sandals, wh...
Selling to institutions is a trending opportunity for local food, and we have barely scratched the surface of potential for how wholesale markets could impact local foods sales and support farmers. It is a win-win opportunity.
Chefs are in a unique position to play an important role in improving the food system because we have a lot of consumer trust. Our agenda is to feed people delicious food and make them happy. What's not to trust in that?