Sam Dryden led the Gates Foundation's farm program for five years, guided less by his background in Big Ag than his upbringing on a hardscrabble Appalachian farm.
A new documentary about veterans turned farmers finds that working the soil can be an antidote to the hardships of re-entry.
Food is identity. So making diets healthier and more sustainable isn't easy. We can begin by cutting out the hectoring and lecturing.
The agricultural giant joins a growing bandwagon of companies pledging not to promote deforestation as they supply their (and our) vegetable-oil habits.
Don't be taken in: This site sometimes plays to green sympathies, but it's full of untrustworthy information and outright conspiracy theories.
The planet may be jammed with people, but there's an awful lot of food out there. The big question: How can we grow it sustainably and distribute it equitably, too?
Toxins in produce may be the key to why fruits and vegetables do us so much good, according to new research that challenges our thinking about antioxidants.
There's some sensible thinking behind the trendy diet, but it's fueled by a "press reset" mentality that distracts us from more realistic solutions to food problems.
Olive trees don't take much water to produce lots of healthy oil. Plus, when you make it locally, you can actually taste the difference.
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