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10 Things to Know About Food on World Food Day

Lester R. Brown | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Lester R. Brown

We are in a situation both difficult and dangerous. The world today desperately needs leadership on the food security issue to help the world understand both the enormity of the challenge we face and the extraordinary scope of a response, which will require restructuring of the energy economy.

Midsummer Blessings of Bread

Donna Henes | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Donna Henes

Summer is half over. The midway point of summer is like a well-seasoned woman. The galloping growth and sweet blush of spring have slowed and faded in her sweltering heat.

The Old Grist Mill Today (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 01.15.2013 | Food
Rebecca Gerendasy

Built in 1876, The Cedar Creek Grist Mill, located in southwestern Washington, just outside the town of Woodland is situated above the banks of the Cedar Creek.

Why Brewing Beer Just Got A Lot Harder In Massachusetts

Posted 10.08.2011 | Food

The Massachusetts State Alcohol Commission passed an advisory last week mandating that any "farmer-brewers" must grow or find Massachusetts sources fo...

Celebrating The Halfway Point of Summer

Donna Henes | Posted 09.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Midsummer marks the glorious bounty of the ripening season. But how can we, separated from the agricultural process appreciate the atmosphere of the season which we cannot see?

End Of Cheap Food Era May Be Near

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO (By KT Arasu) - U.S. grain prices should stay unrelentingly high this year, according to a Reuters poll, the latest sign that the era of chea...

Australian Locust Thrive, Rocky Mountain Ones Disappear

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

A plague of locusts of biblical proportion has hatched and is growing as Australia, the fourth largest grain exporter, has gone form 13 years of bone-dry drought to the wettest September since the inception of record keeping in 1860.

Harvesting Mother Earth's Gifts Of Life

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Throughout world mythology, the goddess of the good ground, the grain, the autumn harvest, has been appropriately portrayed as a knowledgeable mature woman of the world.

Ending World Hunger for the Price of a Burger

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

While world coffers grew from a mere $1.35 trillion dollars in 1960 to over $60 trillion today, the number of empty stomach reached record levels. Tod...

PHOTOS: 8 Ways You Can Be Fooled By Your Food

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We heartily applaud any effort to green your diet. But beware: looks can be misleading. While organic is much better for the environment since it ex...

Eating Matters

Kathy Freston | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

If we are to stabilize the environment, have better health, and see less hunger in the world, we can make at least one small change that will affect it all: eat a more plant-based diet.