Many restaurants these days are reverting back to local farms to gather the freshest ingredients.
Our exceedingly bright species has ended up creating a "food" system so inefficient that much of it doesn't really produce food at all!
Another year, another honey-hued turkey gracing the dining room table surrounded by family and sounds of football. Thanksgiving is here again.
An excellent source of dietary fiber and vitamin C, spaghetti squash also contains vitamin B6, potassium, and magnesium. Plus, it's low-cal! This recipe uses hazelnuts and breadcrumbs to offer a crunchy contrast to the silky spaghetti ribbons.
Kimbal Musk has an audacious plan to destroy America's appetite for junk food. His big idea? Plastic.
Meet Jolene Collins, the founder and artisan behind Jojo's Sriracha in Brooklyn, NY.
From protein-rich wild rice harvested in Wisconsin's lakes and rivers to grass-fed buffalo that provide the tribes with a lean alternative to beef, there are plenty of healthy and organic foods on Native American lands.
Unforeseeable weather challenges have always been an inevitable part of the farmer's job. Add to that slim proceeds, institutional interventions, limited space, and soil quality questions, and the future of city farming may be thrown into question.
A new generation of young food activists strives to portray a more balanced idea of Greece.
We have indeed entered the era of the celebrity farmer. But all over the country, small farmers -- some of whom have been at it for decades with scant recognition -- are finding themselves catapulted to rock-star status.
Elizabeth Warren is one of the most exciting and uplifting Democratic candidates in many years. Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock will leave a different legacy in this election: They dramatize the Republican problem with women, and the Republican problem with rape.
California schools serve nearly 900 million meals a year. When our schools offer California children healthy food grown in California, we help them to learn and grow. At the same time, we help to revitalize our state's economy, reactivate regional food systems and create living wage jobs.
Happy Food Day! Today we might take a wakeful moment to give thanks to Mother Earth for nourishing us and our families over the centuries. It is a great day to consider what we put into our bodies and to take particular notice of the beautiful domino effect of supporting local food systems.
Although I grew up as a city girl, a memorable period of my childhood was spent in the English countryside. Of those days, I recall most fondly the harvest season.
I stand at the end of the production line, clutching a thin slice of toasted bread in my hand and eagerly awaiting the new oil.
I am not here to butt heads with critics of Green Mountain College's decision to slaughter a team of oxen who have worked on the campus for many years. What is missing from the dialogue, however, is how close both collective's rationale are situated.