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Harvest

Gleaning: A Biblical Act Of Generosity

Ali Berlow | Posted 11.22.2011 | Religion
Ali Berlow

Picking corn, I mulled it all over. How sorely disconnected we are from our food from where it comes from, how it's grown, who grows it, even how to cook it to who gets access to it.

Raising Grapes To The Roof In Arbois, France

Michael Tulipan | Posted 11.01.2011 | Travel
Michael Tulipan

hough celebrated for centuries, the origins of Le Biou are a mystery. It was first documented in 1665 by the town council due to a dispute over the amount of grapes being used.

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?

A Pop-Up Dinner At Tartine Bakery

Daniel Klein | Posted 09.25.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

This week we had the great pleasure of making a dinner with writer/chef Samin Nosrat (formerly of Chez Panisse) at the famed Tartine Bakery. The bake...

So You Think You Want To Be An Organic Farmer?

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.04.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

Last spring I had the pleasure of following the farm-to-market process with one of the "successful" upstart organic farms in Minnesota. Laura and Adam...

Eva Longoria Calls Attention To Plight Of Child Laborers

AP | Posted 05.28.2011 | Impact

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Eva Longoria says she wants to be the voice of thousands of silent children working in deplorable conditions around the wo...

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.

Weekend Road Trip: Autumn Harvest Fest In Wisconsin Dells

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Looking for a quick getaway? Pack a weekend bag and hit the road to the Wisconsin Dells' Autumn Harvest Fest. The fest takes place Oct. 16 to 17 and...

Harvest Rites: The Connection Between Fertility and Sacrifice

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

At the harvest, one can easily imagine that the Earth Goddess has offered up Her life in the form of the fruits of the land, and that in doing so, commits the supreme sacrifice.

Autumn: Season of Ripe Maturity

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Autumn is inexorably associated with ripe maturity, harvest and death, as well as the implicit understanding of an eventual rebirth, the offer of resurrection.

All About Geoducks: Don't Judge an Ugly Clam by Its Cover (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

2010-07-08-geoduck.jpgWith the image of the beast in mind, yes, my first bite was met with hesitation. But the mild flavors and exciting textures made the geoduck's ugliness a lot less intimidating.

Tea, Green: Five Experts Serve Up Their Favorite Eco-Friendly Brews

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

The tea industry has an ugly history of deforesting, damaging biodiversity, and using pesticides. To promote more enlightened sipping, we asked five experts to name their preferred brew.

A Meatless Thanksgiving

Tina Traster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Traster

No one wants a turkey-less Thanksgiving. I resigned myself to a meal at someone else's house, cringing at the sight of a gravy-dripping bird proudly displayed in the center of a dining room table.

On Using the Triple Bottom Line in the Wine World

Jean-Charles Boisset | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jean-Charles Boisset

As we make wine in one of the most economically trying times in recent history, I predict that among those who prosper in these tough times, we will find a shared philosophy and a commitment to a triple bottom line.

Michelle Obama Harvests White House Garden With Students

AP | NATASHA T. METZLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama welcomed fifth-graders back to the White House garden Tuesday to pick the lettuce and peas they helped pl...

HuffPost Reviews: Neil Young - Fork In The Road / Simon & Garfunkel - Live 1969

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Many will appreciate Fork In The Road's altruism, and it would be refreshing if Neil Young disciples dedicated whole projects like this to the causes of their hearts.