As students rally for farmworkers and unions reach out to foodies, a new report asks: What would it take for the food and labor movements to truly combine forces?
The last year has seen a wave of companies reject one of the worst factory farm practices out there. But Sysco’s pledge might have the most impact yet.
Sustainable food advocates don’t like the farm bills drafted by the House or the Senate, but they’re pushing Congress to pass a final bill before the current one runs out Sept. 30 anyway.
Do you get tired of hearing about people’s personal choices every time you bring up a big-picture food system problem that needs fixing? Me too.
Chefs as sustainability advocates? Absolutely, says the James Beard Foundation, which invited 15 chefs to take a deep dive into issues of antibiotic overuse and the farm bill earlier this week.
The paper of record says consolidation and corporate influence has made the organic label meaningless. The Organic Trade Association says size doesn’t matter. The truth, as usual, is somewhere in between.
A growing movement to connect consumers directly to small-scale fishermen has the potential to strengthen the national dialogue about what fish we should be eating when.
Planning to grill on the Fourth? This foolproof summer side will please a crowd (and you only need to buy four ingredients).
The dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico could be unusually small this year — not because of better agricultural practices, but because of drought.