Nathanael Johnson
Grapes of wrath

Why farmworkers are dying from extreme heat

Three women died while picking grapes in California last week.

the (local, organic) meat of the matter

Should colleges treat their students to fine dining or financial aid?

Malcolm Gladwell savaged Bowdoin for its lobster bakes. Can a college really have it all?

GMO labels are now the law of the land

President Obama signs bill requiring companies to label GMO foods.

detail therapy

This new science podcast is nerd bait (and we love it)

Host Wendy Zukerman debunks half-truths from industry and activists alike.

Hard row

Democrats say they want to support farmers, but what the heck does that mean?

Everyone wants to preserve family farms, but it's easier said than done.

obamaptimist

Obama reminds us things are getting better all the time

In a speech on Wednesday, Obama pointed out that we are living in the "most prosperous, most progressive era in human history."

Clinton might pick whatshisname — that ag guy — for Veep

That one guy from Iowa is aware he's boring.

The world’s biggest seed companies are wooing

The world’s biggest farm supply companies are all trying to merge. Here’s what it means.

Election Guide ★ 2016

How to fix our food policy: A recipe for candidates

The way we eat has a tremendous impact on the world. Let's serve up sustainable solutions.