Chicago's City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to legalize roadside, outdoor produce stands.
The Mayor Rahm Emanuel-introduced ordinance wil...
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Food access is a complicated issue. While this web is as vexing as it is complex, it will not become less troublesome, tragic, or costly if we do nothing.
I shudder to think of the consequences to America's already suffering urban populations if Walmart succeeds in duplicating its rural retail takeover.
For Wal-Mart to grow, it has to turn to urban areas. Not because of some moral epiphany, but because of the bottom line. The "food deserts" Wal-Mart wants to occupy lie on top of deep reserves of customers.
D.C. is undergoing a transformation. Some call it a renaissance. Bold new restaurant concepts supplant stodgy steak houses. And culinary entrepreneurs bring dynamism to the market with novel concepts.
Per a report published Thursday by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, adults in Illinois are among those in 16 st...
NEW YORK -- As Linda Crosby hastily chopped fresh escarole for a cooking demonstration at the opening day of a small farmers' market in Chelsea, she l...
When it comes to unhealthy food, the primary culprits are meat and dairy, which are high in saturated fat and cholesterol, and over-sweetened processed food.
What's gone wrong in the Bronx to make a conference about food access necessary?
This week, Jamie Oliver received a prize of $100,000 from TED, a non-profit about spreading ideas, for his efforts in bringing attention to the obesit...
Fast, cheap and easy is not a porn film; it's the new American diet.
How do we value urban land, and what are the existing laws on the books that keep urban agriculture from flourishing and feeding locals?
Groups like the Gates Foundation are trying to renew the idea of creating a "Green Revolution for Africa," using many of the same methods that have been so bad for India.
No, Gillibrand and Aubertine aren't lobbying for the Corn Refiners Association -- they are pushing for local food.
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