Mother Nature has favored mankind with immeasurable resources, and brilliant scientists have favored us with landmark discoveries. So it's a mystery why the most important aspects of life are so often overlooked. Our health, for instance.
As we head into the Iowa caucus today, the intersection of food and politics couldn't be more apparent. Is it possible for Federal policy makers to really work to improve our food system?
A CSA, which stands for ...
With so many assaults on food lately, I had to zero in on the most urgent topics.
One strategy for addressing climate change is simply wasting less; making the shift to a "circular economy" where we reuse everything we can. One solution that is drawing increasing interest is using insects to turn waste into edible food.
Eating Right Can Save The World by: Tim Zimmerman for Outside Magazine The endless cascade of nutritional information--about localism, vegetarianism...
Great: Your New Year's resolution is to eat more fish, but which ones? Making sense of the web of fraudulent labeling, environmental concerns and the ever-changing status of various fisheries is enough to scare anyone away from the seafood counter.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is an unprecedented moment of opportunity for a world facing unprecedented challenges. One of the greatest challenges...
Original Image by Scott Cresswell Numerous articles are written on how to change extolling the powers of will, goals, and visualization, even advis...
Food fights won't solve the challenges we all face as this century unfolds. Collaboration will.
The diet of the modern-day "locavore" isn't a new concept, though the word only recently came about. Before society got carried away with all its glittering supermarkets and high-yielding factory farms, food was produced locally and eaten locally, with a few exceptions.
The Paris summit largely ignored a crucial fact: what the world eats and how it produces its food are extremely important factors in addressing climate change, more than most governments and their citizens generally recognize.
To be the best we can be, we should eat the best food we can--starting with cleaner ingredients that don't wreck the planet on which our food is grown--or the people growing it.
There are 2 groups that have been quietly planting and growing food in urban gardens and making a huge difference in their respective areas, KAM Isaiah Israel's Social Justice Committee in Hyde Park and The Talking Farm in Evanston/Skokie.
Tuna is a staple for many Americans. But unlike most other everyday ingredients, some tuna is on the verge of extinction -- yes, we said extinction -- and tuna fishing is plagued with stories of human trafficking.
It's not acceptable to fail to grow enough food to meet demand, but neither is it acceptable to cripple already stressed ecosystems and water sources with substances that are known to be harmful.
Last year, I shot a gun for the first time. I went to Montana for an "adventure getaway" filled with shooting clays, hunting pheasant, fly fishing a...