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21,000 Miles, One iPhone & Lots Of Real Food

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.15.2012 | Food
Daniel Klein

We've spent the last 6 months traveling the country bringing you stories about real food from across america. You've seen frogs legs in Arkansas, Sea ...

WATCH: A Lavish Insect Feast, And Why We Should Eat Bugs

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.08.2012 | Food
Daniel Klein

Before you call this video gross, or trendy, or sensationalist...watch it. David Gracer, an entomophagy (bug eating) expert gives a pretty good case for making wider use of bugs.

PHOTOS: Sean Brock, Perennial Plate Grain Dinner At McCrady's Restaurant

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.03.2012 | Food
Daniel Klein

This first set of pictures take place at Restaurant in Charleston South Carolina. We had filmed with Glen Roberts at Anson Mills and wanted to do a dinner that showcased the heirloom grains that are so central to southern cuisine (or at least they used to be).

Is Lobster Fishing Over Regulated?

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.01.2012 | Food
Daniel Klein

Lobster, so often seen in fancy restaurants that you forget that it was caught in a trap and sold for under $3 a pound. Or at least that's the case in Maine where arguably the world's best lobsters are caught.

Right 2 Know March Finally Arrives, Part 3

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.21.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

They walked 313 miles from Brooklyn to the White House to protest the fact that American's don't have the right to know that GMOs are in most of their...

An Argument For Communal Living -- And Eating

Daniel Klein | Posted 12.18.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

Intentional communities, draft horses, farmstead cheese... it all sounds a little bit Vermont. That's because it is! This short film takes place at Co...

Climate Week: Deja vu but Also..

Erik Rasmussen | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green
Erik Rasmussen

This development show that we, instead of relying on old power elite to suddenly change track, should put our faith and support in the hands of the new leaders - the new agents of change.

Does Christian Mean Organic?

Daniel Klein | Posted 12.11.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

There are those who farm for food, others for money, some because it's what they have always done... and then there are the Stollers. This family in ...

7 Reasons Kale Is the New Beef

Organic Authority.com | Posted 12.05.2011 | Food
Organic Authority.com

Kale is far more nutritious than other leafy greens, but these seven reasons why it is such an important futurefood may just surprise you.

Run Hard but Leave a Small Carbon Footprint

Neil Wagner | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green
Neil Wagner

Are your gym socks getting greener? Then it might be time to toss them in the wash. Or maybe -- just maybe -- they're greener because they are part of the burgeoning environmentally-conscious athletic gear industry.

WATCH; New York Farmers Need Your Help

Daniel Klein | Posted 11.27.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

We are interrupting our trip's linear flow to bring you an episode of The Perennial Plate from upstate New York. We felt like the immediacy of this is...

Netflix Subscribers See Red, But Video Streaming Is All Green

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Our recommendation is that you forget about the Great Netflix Controversy, cancel your Quickster subscriptions, and take the streaming-only portion of the subscription service.

WATCH: Foraging For Morels

Daniel Klein | Posted 11.06.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

As a Minnesotan, Morels are prized. Having been defeated this year in my home state and Iowa, left with only 1 mushroom to share between many, Washin...

Should Every Restaurant Have A Farm?

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.06.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"Last year we had way more produce than we could use, so this year, we tried to scale back a little bit to hit the sweet spot a little more closely." ...

A Very Different Kind Of Child Labor

Daniel Klein | Posted 10.24.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

I really wanted to make an episode called "Portlandia", but it just didn't happen. Although we had plenty of those moments -- for instance, we got fr...

The City of the Future Is Already Here

Terry Tamminen | Posted 10.18.2011 | Green
Terry Tamminen

Get the full picture of what life could be like in a clean, sustainable city of the future -- and of the business opportunities that are hidden within.

PHOTOS: Fish Options You Might Not Know About

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.09.2011 | Food
The Daily Meal

Deciding what to make for dinner can become either a stressful or repetitive process depending on what you want to do: feel like experimenting with so...

What Happens To Excess Produce On The Farm?

Daniel Klein | Posted 10.02.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

In order to make way for bad yields, bad weather, and unexpected disasters, (or just to make sure they have enough to satisfy their customers), most farms will end up with more than they can sell.

Ice Cream for a Cooler Planet

Avital Andrews | Posted 09.25.2011 | Food
Avital Andrews

We asked dessert experts to recommend their favorite eco-friendly ice cream, so you can cool your palate and the planet at the same time.

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...

Living Off The Grid And Growing Organic

Daniel Klein | Posted 09.10.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

We weren't sure what to expect when we drove 12 miles into a Canyon in Utah to meet 70 year old twins, living off the grid, growing organic vegetables...

Texas Wild Boars & The Ethics Of Eating Invasive Species

Daniel Klein | Posted 09.06.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

Most farmers in TX want to kill all feral pigs. We've heard from vegetarian vegetable farmers who use trapping to save their crops.

Killing & Eating Texas's Wild Boar 'Problem'

Daniel Klein | Posted 08.28.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

In Texas, feral pigs are not looked fondly upon. There are millions, they breed rapidly and they cause a lot of damage to property. The answer in Texa...

Are Gulf Shrimp Sustainable?

Daniel Klein | Posted 08.23.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

Earlier this week we went shrimping with a Vietnamese fisherman who was struggling with the economics of shrimp. To augment that story, here is a sho...

WATCH: Hand Grabbin', AKA Catfish Noodling

Daniel Klein | Posted 08.07.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

Mississippi: A beautiful state to drive across, where tamales are popular/traditional, and where sticking your hand in a giant catfish's mouth is a re...