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Agriculture Industry

'Farmed and Dangerous': The Food Emperor's New Clothes

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 05.03.2014 | Food
Eric Holt Gimenez

Whether Farmed and Dangerous is a successful marketing ploy for Chipotle depends on just how unbelievable Big Ag has become.

'FRANKENFOODS': What The Food Industry Doesn't Want You To Know

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The sustainability of our planet, our health, and our food supply are inextricably linked. The ecology of eating -- the importance of what you put on your fork -- has never been more critical to our survival as a nation or as a species. The earth will survive our self-destruction, but we may not.

Occupy Your Table: Why I'm Staging A 'Fork In'

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Our most powerful tool to reverse the global epidemic of chronic disease, heal the environment, reform politics, and revive economies is the fork. What we put on it has tremendous implications, not just for our waistlines but also for the planet and our global economy.

Milk's About To Cost $6 A Gallon

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 12.18.2012 | Money

MILWAUKEE -- As the nation inches toward the economic "fiscal cliff," anxiety is growing in farm country about an obscure tangent of the Washington po...

The Agriculture Industry's Dirty Little Secret

AP | By ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 08.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The agriculture industry fears a disaster is on the horizon if the one bit of new immigration policy that Congress seems to agree on bec...

Farmers Woo Big Chains Hoping For Menu Placement

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Ted Higginbottom was happy to see a dish heavy on peanuts this week on the menu at an Asian chain restaurant, but he said the Mand...

Weekly Mulch: Why the Senate Climate Bill is Doomed

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) and Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), though down one man, finally released their stab at cl...