Protecting local farms can be a recipe for urban revival, if Portland is any indication. Of course, that's easier said than done.
Behind protest chants and an arrest, an obscure rule change. And behind that, a fight for the purity of a movement.
It's clear that the craze for the urban farm is no answer to feeding our teeming cities. Its value lies instead in how it can change us.
The state's rule -- the first in the nation -- faces likely challenges in court, and could be overridden by a federal law.
Reducing the astonishing amount of waste built into our food system will demand innovation, care, and maybe even higher prices.
Wisconsin researchers release the first batch of seeds designed to propagate the old-fashioned notion of sharing.
Jeff Mitchell rides up and down California's Central Valley bearing a message: Farming without plowing saves soil and money.
A visit to one mainstream California farm that has stopped plowing turns up a surprising reason for the increasingly common change: It comes with a dollar sign.
An author suggests children learn to use a kitchen knife -- and provokes more plaudits than protests. Has overprotective parenting peaked?