Nathanael Johnson
Shit storm

Why the heck are there pig farms in the path of hurricanes?

Hurricane Matthew is the third hurricane in two decades to wash animal feces all over North Carolina.


Meat giant, Tyson Foods, is betting on meat alternatives going big.

The company just bought a stake in veggie steaks.

Straight-spray students

Pesticide sprayers have been hitting kids at recess.

Regulators are finally cracking down.

A farm and a leg

China’s $450 billion farm plan could determine our fate

That’s a lot of scratch.

Meat bubble

Major investment groups told food companies that meat is too risky.

People might just love meat to death.

City beet

A farm bill just for urban agriculture?

Yes, if Sen. Debbie Stabenow has her way.

the steaks have never been higher

Grass-fed beef sales jumped 40 percent in 2015.

People bought a lot more grass-fed beef last year. The climate implications are ... uncertain.

green thumb

Lawns are for suckers. Plant a garden — for the climate!

A new study finds home gardening could make major contributions to fighting climate change.

bog down

The fires of Indonesia aren’t just killing the planet; they’re killing people.

Smoke from the 2015 fires killed over 100,000 people.