Food

Climate & Energy

Why are federal dollars financing this thirsty crop in Arizona?

The federal government is propping up cotton farming during the West's water crisis.

Politics

EPA’s new rules on river pollution outrage the usual suspects

The agency reasserts its authority to regulate rivers in the wake of court decisions that reined in its powers. This rankles some politicians.

Tears of soy

Amy’s Kitchen moves to fast food

Will Americans go for vegan, gluten-free fast food?

Hive five

5 ways to tackle the mess that bees are in

You can spray 'em, breed 'em, even genetically engineer 'em. But the best way to fight bee mites might be to change the whole system.

Cricket game

In which I feed my children “land shrimp”

Crickets make a great sustainable protein source. But there are still some problems with the yum factor -- we lack a culinary tradition for bugs.

Food

Go diving for sea urchins with a hilarious 73-year-old

This video explores San Diego's awesome food scene.

Politics

It’s official: California farmers volunteer to give up water

The state has already asked most farmers and residents to cut water use. Now it's turning to the people whose water rights are first in legal line.

Eggspense Account

Prepare to pay more for eggs

With domestic output in jeopardy, egg producers are contemplating both foreign supplies and plant-based alternatives.

Food

This palm oil company just bulldozed a rainforest

Pressuring a little-known ag corporation is hard, so activists are going after a posh hotel chain that's owned by the same conglomerate.