When Congress passed a nine-month farm bill extension as part of the fiscal cliff negotiations, it disappointed sustainable food advocates around the country.
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After a year spent traveling the nation, this farmer and author of a new farming guidebook understands what it takes to beat the odds.
Seventy scientists spent two years putting together a complete picture of mercury in the ocean and in seafood. Will the results convince the U.S. to control emissions?
The small-but-growing alternative meat industry got a needed boost this week from a group of foodies and software programmers at the first meat hackathon.
These ideas will help you think outside the cookie tin.
What’s engineered in a lab, added to processed foods, and never labeled? If you thought GMOs were mysterious, try nanoparticles.
A new study by Consumer Reports found pork contaminated with dangerous levels of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, including high rates of Yersinia.
A new plan will put a grocery store in one of the nation’s largest food deserts — and provide a unique investment opportunity for regular folks.