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A Photographer's Up Close Look At The Food We Eat

Dark Rye | Posted 07.24.2014 | Taste
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At the time, his school still had functioning color darkrooms. Those factors led to some remarkable art.

EPIC Bars: How This Couple Found Strength In A Protein Bar

Dark Rye | Posted 07.06.2014 | Taste
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Halfway through the trip, they collapsed from exhaustion, "overcome with fatigue and hunger." They needed real food.

Yemanja: Feeding A Dream In The Carribean

Dark Rye | Posted 06.03.2014 | Taste
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Just try a Vampira -- tequila, tomato, and some secrets even Bloody Mary wants to know -- and see if you ever want to go home again.

How This Kombucha Company Is Changing the Bottling Industry

Dark Rye | Posted 05.25.2014 | Taste
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No one can deny that it's supremely healthy. And when it's brewed right, it can be really delicious.

How One Woman Brought Kale To France

Dark Rye | Posted 02.27.2014 | Taste
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At farmers' markets and shops and restaurants, kale was as absent as a rude waiter.

Sweet Memories From Pastry Chef Laura Sawicki

Dark Rye | Posted 02.16.2014 | Taste
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Laura Sawicki is a pastry chef, but she's also a creative artist.

Even More Denmark: A Gathering of Chocolate and Beer

Dark Rye | Posted 02.03.2014 | Taste
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Danes are making our holidays sweeter than ever. Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø, in particular, is brewing up some celebratory specials.

In Living Color: Plant Dyeing With Sasha Duerr

Dark Rye | Posted 01.26.2014 | Taste
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Sasha Duerr was a painter, but something in her oil paints was making her sick. She looked to the natural world and found a rich bounty of color that artificially produced paints couldn't begin to duplicate.

WATCH: Keeping Up A Glorious Cider-Making Tradition

Dark Rye | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
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Wes Mickel honors the great tradition of the beverage he's sharing with the world.

Whole Animal Butchery: Camas Davis Cuts Into Meat Issues

Dark Rye | Posted 12.02.2013 | Taste
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Camas Davis believes in meat. She's made a career out of butchering it, cooking it and eating it the right way. Her revolution is taking place one cleave at a time.

Wild Pigs in Texas

Dark Rye | Posted 09.19.2013 | Taste
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Chef Jesse Griffiths on ethical hunting.

Wynona Winters: How Dorper Sheep Changed the Way She Ranches

Dark Rye | Posted 11.09.2013 | Taste
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"I've been a rancher since I was a little bitty girl," Wynona Winters says. "My grandfather and grandmother were ranchers, and my daddy was a rancher, and I married a rancher. I'm 77. Ranching is my love. I think you have to love ranching to do it."

The Itty Bitty Farm in the City

Dark Rye | Posted 07.17.2013 | Taste
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Heidi Kooy taking control of her own food sourcing with a 100-square-foot vegetable garden in the backyard of her small house on San Francisco's southern edge, along with a gaggle of hens and a couple of Nigerian dwarf dairy goats.

The Design of Eating With Marije Vogelzang

Dark Rye | Posted 07.11.2013 | Taste
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Food is this designer's canvas. In her hands, food becomes something avant-garde, strange, but also deeply intimate and familiar.

The Curious Adventures of Kirk Lombard: Salmon Fishing

Dark Rye | Posted 08.27.2013 | Taste
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The Bay Area's ultimate indie fisherman.

Chef Phil Jones: From Motown to Grow Town

Dark Rye | Posted 06.20.2013 | Taste
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COLORS has become a hub of the revitalizing Detroit food scene.

The McClures: Pickling It Forward

Dark Rye | Posted 06.07.2013 | Taste
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Just because something is artisanal doesn't mean it has to be precious. McClure's is a real Detroit success story, born from family love and a desire to improve a city.

FarmTina: A Brooklyn Backyard Garden

Dark Rye | Posted 05.28.2013 | Taste
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"By growing my food and interacting with it from start to finish, I hope I can learn some things about the world that I've missed by living my whole life in cities. This private concrete space is my ticket to understanding the entire living world!"

The Garden Pool: A Sustainable Oasis in a Suburban Desert

Dark Rye | Posted 07.20.2013 | Taste
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From an empty swimming pool to a movement.

The Massachusetts Avenue Project: Greening a Food Desert

Dark Rye | Posted 07.08.2013 | Taste
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The process of growing your own food can transform lives.

Fäviken: The Meal as a Ceremony

Dark Rye | Posted 07.03.2013 | Taste
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Chef Magnus Nilsson, of Fäviken - arguably the most isolated, serious restaurant on the planet -takes hyper-localism to an almost absurd level. What he doesn't forage, he grows in a lantern-lit root cellar and his own vegetable garden.

Balcones Distillery: Craft Whiskey From Waco, TX

Dark Rye | Posted 06.23.2013 | Taste
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We're definitely in the golden age of craft distilleries, but Balcones was carved from a unique set of ideals.

Gotham Greens: Rooftop Farming In New York City

Dark Rye | Posted 06.05.2013 | Taste
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Miles and miles of untouched terrain could be turned into something great.

The Unseen Bean: Roasting Coffee in the Dark

Dark Rye | Posted 05.25.2013 | Taste
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When you lose the use of one sense, the others become heightened. That's certainly true for Gerry Leary of Boulder, Colorado. Leary has been blind since birth, yet he operates a successful coffee roasting business and a café near Boulder's main pedestrian mall, Pearl Street.

Artist Chronicles Death Row Last Meals On Plates

Dark Rye | Posted 03.19.2013 | Taste
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In her quiet, forceful, beautiful way, Julie Green is trying to end the death penalty in this country. She paints, on ceramic plates, portraits of death-row inmates' last meal requests