This is the story of one community's efforts to keep people home... using oregano.
The Hawaiian people have been practitioners of the art of aquaculture for centuries. Being surrounded by ocean, it's an obvious talent, but the advanced fish-rearing technologies that they developed centuries ago are nothing short of amazing.
This means that companies that will thrive are those who succeed in making (food) products that are both affordable and sustainable. In other words, companies who successfully prices until the retail price is the True Price.
Gifts that we didn't really want, need or -- in some cases -- didn't even know about. Here's my top 10 for 2013. It's just a shame they didn't include a gift receipt...
Amidst moving to ban trans fats and demonstrating the threats of routinely using antibiotics in animal feed, the country woke up to the opportunity and moral obligation to waste less food.
Consumers get warm and fuzzy feelings about organic foods and are willing to shell out a lot of money to make their organic dreams come true. But is all this praise justified?
Whatever you wind up stuffing in those stockings, be sure that when you're stuffing your mouths, you keep these tips in mind to keep your own holiday waste-free.
Recently, after a trip from a New York City Persian restaurant Elena realized she had she could use to make a delicious and healthy meal for four.
There are more organisms in a teaspoon of healthy soil than there are people on the planet! Each of these organisms, including earthworms, bacteria and fungi, has a special role to play in building a healthy, resilient soil community that is pest- and disease-resistant, soaks up water like a sponge, and provides nutrients to growing crops.
Food production and distribution are not inherently destructive. Agriculture can also be a major source of carbon sequestration and a builder of biodiversity and ecological resilience. But moving in the direction of a sustainable and equitable food system requires reining in the power of transnational corporate agribusiness.
Happy Thanksgiving to all and remember that very person who grew that food for you each day you sit down to eat. It was a farmer who did the work to get you your food. Thank that farmer every day for you what you are lucky to have.
Waterbar in San Francisco As 2013 speeds rapidly to a glorious fork in the road and the path to 2014 comes into much clearer view, reflection see...
Sustainability is a big word that means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Companies from Monsanto to McDonald's cloak themselves...
There's now a good answer for impact investors who wonder where to look for deals in sustainable seafood and ocean preservation: Fish 2.0. Last wee...
A probiotic snack with no calories? What's not to love?
Food--and how it is grown -- has a lot to do with climate change. Industrial agriculture produces around a quarter to a third of the world's food. It emits around a quarter of the world's greenhouse gasses.
Maybe this year you'll make a side using local ingredients, and next year you'll forgo the frozen turkey for a fresh main course option, maybe even seafood as the pilgrims would have done.