Twilight Greenaway

Twilight was Grist's food editor from 2011-2012. Follow her on twitter.

Sustainable Farming

University strikes back against Occupy the Farm

Those occupying the Gill Tract, a 10-acre plot just outside of Berkeley, say they won't leave until they know it will be farmed sustainably. Meanwhile, the University of California -- owner of the property -- is losing its patience.

Inside Grist

Green eggs, hold the ham [VIDEO]

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Sustainable Food

We catch too many sardines — but should we stop eating them?

The problem isn’t that people are eating too many sardines -- on the contrary, it's that we're feeding most of them to farmed fish (like tuna and salmon) and industrially farmed animals.

Food

It’s official: China now eats twice the meat we do

China's meat consumption has changed a lot in the last 20 years -- so much so that corn to feed industrially raised animals is now more prevalent than rice.

Factory Farms

Burger King makes a big pledge — but what’s ‘cage-free pork’?

Burger King is the first national fast-food chain to pledge cage-free pork and eggs. Never heard of “cage-free pork”? Neither had we.

Farm Bill

Would you like a bad farm bill — or a terrible one?

For food reformers, little has changed since the "Secret Farm Bill" process was exposed to the public last fall. But now the GOP-led House has turned their attention to food stamps and it remains to be seen whether Congress can agree on a bill in time.

Food

While Walmart boasts ‘sustainability,’ shrimp factory workers protest

Migrant packers at a Thai seafood factory with strong ties to Walmart claim they're being underpaid and kept against their will.

Food

Four important food and farm stories you may have missed

Antibiotics, eggs, nitrogen, and Monsanto's new seeds: A food politics news roundup.

Farm Bill

Farm Bill 2012: ‘It’s a mess, but it’s our mess’

Daniel Imhoff, the man who literally wrote the book on food policy, talks about democracy, debate, and why we should feel thankful for the farm bill, even in depressing years like this one.

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