Food

Food

Teen killed in New Orleans believed in the power of food justice and gardens

George Carter, 15, helped transform the New Orleans school lunch culture into a healthier environment before he was murdered.

Out of our Gourds

Pumpkins’ biggest threat isn’t Mischief Night or Billy Corgan

California's neverending drought spares no plant, animal, or holiday tradition. It's latest victim: pumpkins.

Food

Watch dinosaurs defend the Gates Foundation’s farm policy

Some food activists are not happy with the Gates Foundation's programs to help farmers. But why? We boil the issue down in a new video.

man the beericades!

Craft brewers join the fight against natural gas pipelines

At the base of the Blue Ridge, a battle is brewing over a massive pipeline designed to pull shale gas to the Atlantic Coast.

Food

Watch Mark Bittman explain the virtues of fast food

Bittman's new cookbook explains, step-by-step, how to cut all the dilly-dallying out of meal-making.

vegan malaise

Vegan because plants don’t have feelings? You’re going to need a new reason.

Have fun eating air.

Food

Faith and fears in Wendell Berry’s Kentucky

What it’s like to drink bourbon with one of America’s most respected writers -- and to meet the farming community that surrounds him.

Food

Instead of trying to feed the world, we should be ending poverty

Relieving poverty is the single most important step we could take toward reducing hunger -- and way more effective than boosting crop yields.

buttload of butternuts

The best recipes for your endless supply of butternut squash

Butternut squash doesn't have to be dressed with warm spices and sage -- here's how to stay excited about our favorite winter squash, starting with a bright salad recipe.

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