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House Passes Far-Reaching Food Safety Bill

AP | The ASSOCIATED PRESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House has passed a far-reaching food safety bill in the wake of the recent outbreak of salmonella in peanuts that killed at lea...

Take A Green Vacation On A European Farm

Yahoo! News | JEANNIE NUSS, Associated Press Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

d SANTA EULALIA DEL MONTE, Spain - Backpackers pining for European adventure have discovered life on the farm, shoveling manure, feeding pigs and maki...

Guess Who's Controlling Our Food Supply

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Smart

It is hard to understand how a handful of companies have amassed so much control over food ingredients found in an estimated 75 percent of processed foods in America's supermarkets.

Pro Food: Slow Food with an Entrepreneurial Twist

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Smart

Pro Food stands apart in its efforts to revitalize the entrepreneurial side of the American food system, with the express purpose of reestablishing the link between food and source, bringing together eaters and farmers in new, innovative ways.

Sustainable Food Ripe for Entrepreneurs to Drive Forward

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Smart

While perhaps it's not "broken," America's industrial food system has developed side effects that are accelerating in severity; diet-related health and environmental issues can no longer be ignored.

Give Me Your Hungry; The Farm as Metaphor

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Liz Neumark

I stand in the fields and wonder why this access is a privilege and not a right. I wonder how we as a society accept the inequities and absurdities of our food system.

Adventures in (Secret) Dining: Dinner Down on the (Queens County) Farm

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Katherine Goldstein

Was I in the middle of Amish country or the middle of Queens? This is the magic of urban agriculture. I was charmed before I even had my first bite.

The Giving Garden

Bridget Mason and Kayomi Wada | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bridget Mason and Kayomi Wada

Judging by the almost 80 volunteers who came out to build a garden in Downtown Tacoma, I would have to say there are a lot of Americans out there just waiting for an opportunity to give back!

Green Eggs and Ham

Isabel Cowles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Isabel Cowles

One of the risks of worrying about something as grand as the planet is that the concerns never end. As people and pollution proliferate, those apprehensions can be a heavy and constant burden.

Farm-To-School Programs: Growing a Healthier America

Isabel Cowles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Isabel Cowles

Food needs a piece of that seven billion dollar pie. For fortunate Americans, food is as much a source of entertainment as it is nourishment. Yet desp...