The FDA should recognize the latest science and get dangerous chemicals out of food packaging, and young farmers will embrace a new climate-conscious paradigm in farming that makes healthy soil a priority.
The new year brings the promise of 365 new days to plan trips and see the world. And 2015 is shaping up to be rather interesting for travelers. From wellness retreats to ultra-affordable luxury, here are the burgeoning travel trends we're most excited about.
It would be difficult to visit an ethnic market in the United States and find ingredients which are sourced nationally, let alone locally.
Living in our dream designation has opened my eyes to so many experiences, and changed the way I see life. It's shown me these five reasons why everyone should move to their dream designation (Hawaii or elsewhere).
Infused with anything from pinot noir to fresh herbs, chile, citrus, Sriracha, Jack Daniels, dried mushrooms, coffee and much more. Garnish a piece of meat, add a surprising salt rim to your cocktail or make a few jars to give to mom for Christmas. Learn how here.
Mobility for physically and mentally challenged people in Northern Uganda. Widespread humane education in Australia. Community gardens for all in Chico, California.
To develop a healthy relationship with food is to feel great, both inside and out. It is your choice what you fuel your body with! It is entirely up to you!
There are three big food buckets that get my attention: the season of local winter food; exploring unique holiday-related food events; and the best one, sharing the bounty with others.
Independent retailers might be on the verge of making a comeback. New data show locally owned stores are increasingly popular with shoppers, deliver more jobs and economic benefits than big retailers, and, in a few categories, like books and groceries, are now expanding in number for the first time in years.
Every day for the past two years, The Pollination Project has made seed grants to an up and coming social change leaders around the world. We are happy to share the extraordinary people and projects that we are honored to support this week.
In theory, news of Bob Stiller's challenge grant should have the fair trade movement jumping up and down. Instead, many of us are wondering if this may be the final blow to the meaningful fair trade that we have advocated for so long.
By Tim Hanstad, President and CEO, Landesa If we want to empower rural women in the developing world, there is no better first step than provid...
If you're planning a visit to beautiful Bucharest, look up the listed landmarks and historic sights that made the city what it is today. But don't forget to add a locals' component, as they are obviously a large part of the city's life and ambiance.
This squash variety doesn't just belong in the kitchen -- it's a culinary cabochon worthy of a seat at the Thanksgiving table.
Farmers working in rain-fed agricultural systems notice when the rains are late. Standing in unexpectedly dry fields in 42 degrees Celsius heat in early November, this is just one of many variables for Zambian smallholder farmer Veronica Banda to manage.