Carl Flatow

Trick or tort

Does this Halloween skepticism make me a curmudgeon?

In a few days doorbells will ring and door-knockers will clack all over America. Our neighbor's children will appear in and out of costume with a bag pulled open or an upturned hand outstretched. Our …

Care and feeding at 35,000 feet

When is pizza not a turkey sandwich?

What we have available to eat is controlled by different businesses in different ways. Whether they are responsive to our needs and desires is something about which Americans can and should be at lot more …

Urban agriculture (peri-, sub-, or otherwise)

Not your father’s backyard garden

Is there an urban, suburban, or peri-urban garden in your community, where you can sustainably produce or buy fresh local produce? Well, I think there should be, and I'm not alone. As part of my …