Don't want a children's toy containing lead paint manufactured with child labor in your state? Congressman King and the House Agriculture Committee say "tough." Want the workers in your state to have a better chance? Your state won't have the right to choose. The Feds are encroaching.
After months of extensions and some breathtaking backdoor dealing, it's time to ask: What are we -- and our rapidly eroding farmlands -- getting out of the bargains being cut between a handful of legislators and the powerful agribusiness lobby?
Jamon, squid ink, anchovies, chorizo, wine, cheese... Spain is really one of the great culinary countries of the world.
Which wines labeled as organic are really worth a look?
This Mother's Day, let us remember mothers and women who understood the patriotic nature of standing up for wholesome food, of standing up for the health of young children who would become our future.
We have been visiting Burgundy for fifteen years, and although wine has been made here since the first century AD and tradition reigns strong, there is always something new afoot in the original home of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
A CSA is a great way of exploring new foods, while supporting farmers. Here are some guidelines for picking the right CSA.
The other day I was feeling overwhelmed, depressed, and defeated about the whole GMO thing. There is SO MUCH evidence that GMOs, and the chemicals th...
We will never convince the intransigent ideologues of the error of their ways, but the media can -- and must -- do better at presenting accurate and complete information about pesticides.
Realizing the vastness of things, the number of people here and gone and still to come, doesn't make my sorrow fade, nor does it temper the exquisite joy of making the house ring with the peals of my daughters' delighted laughter. What it does is it lets me breathe.
Last weekend, my parents came to visit, and my dad brought an indoor vegetable garden for Felix. We live in a small New York City apartment, and I have long felt sad that Felix would be denied the chance to have a garden of his own.
Let us take the people who are the greatest examples of health and put them in charge of the regulations that affect our own health. And let us take the most peaceful people and make them our leaders.
Monsanto and their buddies in big agribusiness might want to dominate the world's food supply. But a growing movement of concerned citizens is getting fed up and fighting back.
If you're a person looking for something to sink your teeth into that will produce a tangibly positive change in the world, I have just the thing for you.
Most people agree that good tasting food is part of what makes our travels more enjoyable. Unfortunately, the food served at tourism resorts is ofte...
What families who really are struggling with low incomes, poverty, can afford to shop organic, afford to feed their kids great organic farm to table food? Well, the answer is here. For those lucky enough to live in Santa Cruz, CA, that is.