Two years after its deadline, a Farm Bill emerges from Congress headed to the President's desk. For months, the Agriculture Conferees struggled to compromise on the various elements of the farm bill that our nation needs.
I am in the kitchen, singing. I am in the kitchen, singing for Pete Seeger, who died last week at the age of 94. Seeger was a folk music hero who want...
Making a lasting impact begins with small measures. It can be as simple as adding a weekly reminder to your calendar or spending a few minutes researching a cause that motivates you into action.
Everyone thought the raw diet was a fad soon to pass, but it's alive and well. The concept is that cooking obliterates nutrients in food. Award-win...
These nachos are so sinful; it's hard to stop eating them even when you're way past being full!
Cooking without meat, dairy or other animal products (even honey, in some cases) requires an entirely new kind of culinary creativity, which has brought a new breed of fearless yet elegant meatless eateries to the fore.
How is it that someone that feels as strongly as I do about the importance of eating less meat -- for so many powerful reasons -- cannot eat less meat?
Why didn't I know this sooner? Why didn't I know my child's best friend didn't eat meat? Why did "dinner" just get way more complicated?
The bill to require GMO labeling in New Hampshire was first introduced last summer, but was sidelined to a subcommittee for "study" and is now back on track. Groups opposed to the measure include local lobbyists but also several national players. That explains the shady tactics starting to emerge.
Here's to a simple yet delectable dinner that'll surely please the whole family!
Both Martin Luther King and Gandhi were people who gained tremendous inspiration from their faith traditions and were able to perform tremendous feats of courage through the implementation of non-violence.
by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen I've been a fan of Brad's Raw Foods for a while now, and have been kn...
With chia seed pudding, all you need is your ingredients and a jar -- no cooking required! Simply mix your ingredients together, and let it sit in the refrigerator overnight.
When I was asked yesterday by POLITICO to comment on a press release from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation celebrating the food industry's alleged reduction in calories, I thought, Oh, those data we've been waiting for are finally published. But I was wrong.
This wintry version of pesto is robust, but just as luxurious as the classic basil sauce. Indeed, kale lends itself marvelously to making pesto! And the sauce is quick to make -- all that's needed is to blanch the hardy leaves for a few minutes before making the sauce... and voila!
If farmers want the public to understand and respect their work, that needs to change.